Books project changes lives 20 years on
Books project changes lives 20 years on

Like other students at Koru School in Mangere, Tyler Adams has his own burgeoning library at home.

Books: A booklover's Christmas
Books: A booklover's Christmas

Autobiographies and beautiful coffee-table tomes make great stocking fillers.

How not to write a sex scene
How not to write a sex scene

If you write a sex scene, no one believes it’s fiction, writes Jon Stock.

Boom time for book lovers
Boom time for book lovers

Sarah Ell investigates the renaissance of Auckland's libraries and their transformation into community centres for the digital…

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Books: When Snow White met Sleeping Beauty
Books: When Snow White met Sleeping Beauty

Neil Gaiman’s latest fantasy is an attempt to restore to fairy tales some of the danger the Grimm brothers…

Books: Against the ebbing tide

"Short stories don't sell," is the current mantra of publishers everywhere, as a way of refusing to look at proffered manuscripts…

Books: 'It better be big. It better be good. It better be worth it'

With a new novel out, and a potential film finally on the horizon, Patricia Cornwell tells Judith Woods how Dr Kay Scarpetta…

Books: Riding high

Some Luck is the first volume of Pulitzer Prize-winner Jane Smiley’s trilogy set in the Iowa badlands. Boyd Tonkin reports…

Dylan Horrocks: 'It's an amazing time to be making comics'
Dylan Horrocks: 'It's an amazing time to be making comics'

Kiwi comic creator Dylan Horrocks has just published his first major graphic novel in 16 years, and…

Comic artist drawn back to action

Kiwi comic creator Dylan Horrocks' love of the medium was beaten to a pulp by Batgirl, but was sparked back into life through…

Lena Dunham on reaction to rape claims: 'You can help by saying I believe you'

'I have had my character and credibility questioned at every turn,' said Dunham of her sexual assault claim.

Memoir amended over rape account

Actress Lena Dunham will reportedly make an amendment to her memoir after the identity of an alleged rapist was revealed…

Hachette tests book sales via Twitter

Publisher Hachette is launching a test program allowing consumers to purchase books on Twitter.

JK Rowling's gift to Potter fans
JK Rowling's gift to Potter fans

British author JK Rowling will publish new Harry Potter material every day from December 12 to 23 on…

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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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