Duff: Books give gift of possibility
Duff: Books give gift of possibility

COMMENT: My father opened our minds to notions, concepts bigger than our mere selves and gifted us with the rules of grammar…

Topic of Hager's new book a mystery
Topic of Hager's new book a mystery

Nicky Hager is again releasing a book in election year, but its subject is a mystery.

The woman who read Auckland
The woman who read Auckland

Janet McAllister, who's reading her way around Auckland, visits Waitakere Library.

Auckland Writers Festival goes large
Auckland Writers Festival goes large

The Auckland Writers Festival is now so big, it's moving some events to a spiegeltent.

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Footrot producer: Murray 'deeply missed'
Footrot producer: Murray 'deeply missed'

Murray Ball let his wonderful characters speak for him, says filmmaker.

Eleanor Catton's new novel confirmed

Eleanor Catton's new work follows ultra-rich doomsday preppers in NZ.

Was Jane Austen poisoned?

New findings suggest poison, not cancer or faulty glands, did in the author of Sense and Sensibility.

Footrot legacy: 'Wal will live forever'

New Zealand cartoonists pay tribute to the legendary Murray Ball, who died yesterday after a battle with illness.

Was Jane Austen poisoned with arsenic?
Was Jane Austen poisoned with arsenic?

A new theory has emerged that iconic author Jane Austen may have died from arsenic poisoning.

Global eye on local fiction

For the first time, our 49-year-old book awards will get an international judge.

Kiwi writers struggling to make a living

The average New Zealand writer is struggling to pay their bills.

Assimilation centres proposed for Muslims

A leading world critic of Muslim extremism says New Zealand should establish "assimilation centres" for migrants and refugees…

Baldwin finds new way to mock Trump

Baldwin is teaming with an author to put out a satirical book 'You Can't Spell America Without Me', Penguin Press announced…

NZ author claims major prize
NZ author claims major prize

A poet from Te Kuiti thought her win was a hoax at first.

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