My Planet: Finding Humor in the Oddest Places by Mary Roach

My Planet: Finding Humor in the Oddest Places by Mary Roach, Reader’s Digest Association, ISBN 9781621450719, RRP $27.95, Available now. Mary Roach is a fantastic author, covering some of the most basic non-fiction subjects in an informative, funny and intelligent way. So I’m happy to read anything that comes my way that she’s written, even if […]

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In the Memorial Room by Janet Frame

In the Memorial Room by Janet Frame, Text Publishing, ISBN 9781922147134, RRP $35, Available now. In the Memorial Room is the second posthumous Janet Frame novel to be published, after Towards Another Summer which I thoroughly enjoyed, both deemed too personal or too “close to home” to be published while she was alive. Fortunately both break […]

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$30 Meat Pack by Richard Meros

$30 Meat Pack: The Complete Written Correspondence between Richard Meros and Creative New Zealand, Vol 2 by Richard Meros, Lawrence and Gibson, $25, ISBN 9780473229009, Available now. A $30 meat pack might seem like a slightly cheapskate raffle prize at your local rugby club but in the hands of Richard Meros and Wellington publishing collective […]

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