Ingrid Seward, editor of Majesty magazine, author of more than a dozen books about royalty, could hardly be better better placed to write this comprehensive account of Prince Philip’s life so far.
Tom Sainsbury has delivered magnificent prose commentaries on the personalities of a vast range of this country's inhabitants.
Tana Douglas says she was 16 years old when she took her first job as a roadie with AC/DC in the early 1970s.
Dawn French's latest novel is an easy read for those who appreciate an undemanding but heartfelt story.
Wellington author Dame Fiona Kidman has been appointed as the University of Otago’s inaugural Irish Writing Fellow.
The sequence of climbs on Mt Everest is the point of difference for this book, which is an enjoyable read.
The Death of Music Journalism will puzzle you, it will percuss and rant, it will shock you into a laugh, it will make you think.
Stephen Barnett has long been delving into the quirky bits of our past and has pulled together a fine collection of memories from those who answered his call.
Do you wonder what career opportunities the role of exotic dancer – ‘‘or without splitting hairs, a stripper” – might offer?
Daisy Buchanan, an award-winning journalist and non-fiction writer has taken the plunge into fiction with this novel. It sits comfortably in three genres: romance novel, erotic literature and coming-of-age story.
Mira Harrison's latest offering serves up the same but with the backdrop of the pandemic. All four stories are set in, or related to, the same hospital, during the Covid crisis.
Eliza Miller works as an executive assistant for Gillian Webster Enterprises, a recruitment agency with conference-industry preparation as an expanding new field.
Rumaan Alam, an American novelist, has a wonderful way with words, with turns of phrase, the playful irony of the omnipresent author playing with his cast of characters, even when the plot takes us into a dark dystopian world.
That one man should have two biographies by two daughters published at much the same time is unusual but, without doubt, by now the time had come to learn more of pioneer aviator Oscar Garden.
This collection, inspired by Jacinda Ardern's declaration in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack that ‘‘we are all New Zealanders’’ as an exploration of life in contemporary NZ.
Whites Aviation were not the only firm taking aerial photos, but they were the biggest and their collection is now in the Alexander Turnbull Library, ready to be mined for gems by historians.
Any fan of Hilary Mantel is going to find themselves comfortably at home amongst this collection of ‘‘reviews, essays and pieces of memoir’’.
Each chapter of Pandora's Jar dives into a mythical Greek woman we might think we know - like Helen, Penelope, and Pandora herself - and shows us that actually, maybe we do not.