Books: An intriguing monster
Books: An intriguing monster

You can buy a deluxe edition of this new, independent New Zealand publisher's handsome production, with "Yulong cream paper…

Books: The illusion of control
Books: The illusion of control

S.J. Watson’s ambitious follow-up to his best-seller Before I Go To Sleep delves into the murky world of cybersex, he tells…

Books: Will Smith is a Swiss army knife
Books: Will Smith is a Swiss army knife

Known as an actor in TV satire The Thick Of It and as a comedy writer for Veep, Will Smith has written a mystery thriller…

Ex-jihadist CIA double agent releases book
video Ex-jihadist CIA double agent releases book

While posing as a radical Islamist known as Murad Danish, Morten Storm was actually a CIA agent who played a crucial role…

Books

Business Books: 'Bold' - how entrepreneurs will control world's fate
Business Books: 'Bold' - how entrepreneurs will control world's fate

Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World, by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler

Books: Secrets behind ordinary

Untangling the dramas of a seemingly normal family makes for an authentic read.

Where the Gruffalo roam

Julia Donaldson’s most famous book, The Gruffalo, has won the hearts of children around the world. During a fleeting visit…

Books: Life after death

To begin a novel with a character who is dead from the very first page is a risk.

Books: Riddle me this
Books: Riddle me this

Locked room mysteries, claims Otto the Editor, are "the ultimate manifestation of the cerebral detective…

Books: When life is on repeat

Roddy Doyle’s new novel, aimed at people with poor literacy, is inspired by a death in his own family, the Booker winner…

Social justice advocate Celia Lashlie dies

Celia Lashlie, the Kiwi author whose work on the raising of teenage boys earned her respect around the world, has died this…

Advocate for social justice: I'm dying

Acclaimed social researcher and author Celia Lashlie has cancelled all speaking engagements to stay home with her family…

Author diagnosed with terminal cancer
Author diagnosed with terminal cancer

Celia Lashlie, the Kiwi author whose work on the raising of teenage boys earned her respect around the…

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Fiction Addiction

Fiction Addiction: What book would you most like your kids to read?
Fiction Addiction: What book would you most like your kids to read?

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is the book that most people want to pass on to their children, according to a survey…

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