Bookwatch – Herald on Sunday, 11 August 2013

Here’s my Bookwatch column from today’s Herald on Sunday (11 August 2013): Nga Tau ki Muri : Our Future By Ans Westra with Hone Tuwhare, David Lange, David Eggleton, Brian Turner & Russel Norman (Suite Publishing) Celebrated photographer Ans Westra (Wash Day at the Pa) is back in print with another beautiful and moving portrait of […]

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The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett

The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett, Text Publishing, ISBN 9781922079336, RRP $37, Available 26 June. Billed as “a novel of obsession” and “a tale for book lovers”, The Bookman’s Tale should be a delight for anyone who loves history, books and good writing. I say “should”, because sadly it’s not. Insert REALLY SAD FACE here. The […]

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Ghosts of Parihaka by David Hair

Ghosts of Parihaka by David Hair, Harper Collins, $24.99, ISBN 9781869509323, 4 April 2013 Ghosts of Parihaka is book 5 in David Hair’s popular Aotearoa series, and it’s the penultimate instalment. It’s nice to have some NZ YA fantastical fiction kicking around. Our hero, Matiu Douglas, is able to slip between two worlds – our modern day […]

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