When two cultures confront
When two cultures confront

What a versatile chap Greg McGee is. Writer of Foreskin's Lament, one of New Zealand's most emblematic plays; pseudo-nymous…

Engineer's thriller questions real-life
Engineer's thriller questions real-life

Engineer Paul Hardisty, a veteran of working in developing nations, has set his first thriller in Yemen. It’s a novel which…

Laurence Fishburne to star in Roots miniseries remake
Laurence Fishburne to star in Roots miniseries remake

Laurence Fishburne is joining the Roots miniseries remake. A&E Networks said that Fishburne will play writer Alex Haley…

Israeli court rules Kafka works to go to National Library
Israeli court rules Kafka works to go to National Library

An Israeli court has stripped an Israeli family of a collection of Franz Kafka manuscripts, ruling that they be transferred…

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Nobel winner Vargas Llosa confirms new romance
Nobel winner Vargas Llosa confirms new romance

Nobel-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa has reportedly confirmed his romantic involvement with Isabel…

US court - Apple violated antitrust law on e-book prices

Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010…

What to do when kids bully their parents

There's a difference in parenting between a little backtalk and kids actually bullying their grown-ups. Yes, you heard…

Gravity author drops lawsuit against Warners

Author Tess Gerritsen has dropped her lawsuit against Warner Brothers over similarities between the 2013 film Gravity …

'Ungrateful hua' comments cleared
'Ungrateful hua' comments cleared

Sean Plunket's comments describing Eleanor Catton as an "ungrateful hua" and a "traitor" were not in…

Fifty Shades Q&A turns dark

A Twitter Q&A session has gone horribly wrong for Fifty Shades of Grey author EL James, with fans posing questions like…

New Harry Potter adventure

Harry Potter is going to have a new adventure - one that takes him from page and screen to stage. Author J.K. Rowling has…

Anthony Doerr wins Carnegie Medal for fiction

Readers and critics love Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See . And so do librarians. Doerr's World War II novel…

Books: Recent releases June 28

There is a real purity to Patricia Grace's fiction. She may be New Zealand literary royalty but her writing is not about…

How Lance O'Sullivan turned his life around
How Lance O'Sullivan turned his life around

Dr Lance O’Sullivan has made it his dream to change the world from the Far North. But, as Greg Dixon…

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