Real Housewife launches cosmic creation
Real Housewife launches cosmic creation

From sipping champagne to studying the solar system - it's been a busy year for Gilda Kirkpatrick.

Book review: A right kind of life
Book review: A right kind of life

Gustav Perle, son of a dead policeman and a bitter mother whom he loves despite her disaffection for him, is merely 5 as…

Book review: Work Like Any Other
Book review: Work Like Any Other

Often the books we read cover the same subjects.

Book review: The talented Ms Highsmith
Book review: The talented Ms Highsmith

A different side of Patricia Highsmith comes to life in a new book, writes Stephen Jewell.

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Book review: My Last Continent
Book review: My Last Continent

This hot love story from an American author, set on a freezing continent, has touches of New Zealand…

Book review: Good People

Written six years ago, the Israeli writer's novel is a disquieting mix of apocalyptic and quotidian, incongruous career…

Trees bring writer south

Annie Proulx's new epic story stretches far and wide and south, writes Dionne Christian.

Follow the music for tour of America

Karl du Fresne's new book takes readers on a sonic journey around the United States.

Superman zooms back to life in comics
Superman zooms back to life in comics

The comic universe's original Superman, killed off by DC Comics a few years ago, is zooming back to…

Did Saddam Hussein pen next Game of Thrones?

Hussein's novella is being translated for a December release, the style of which is described as a mix of Thrones and House…

'We were just naive goofs' - How Terry Teo was born

Artist Bob Kerr illustrated the seminal Kiwi comic Terry Teo which was made into a popular 1980s TV series.

Book review: City of Mirrors

Justin Cronin's readers can't easily put him down, writes Dionne Christian.

Book review: Vinegar Girl

This is The Taming of the Shrew retold for more modern times.

Book review: Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley
Book review: Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley

Danyl, the protagonist, is back after a six-month absence caused by a misunderstanding with the justice…

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