For Inuit activist and writer Sheila Watt-Cloutier, climate change is a very personal challenge, writes Tom McKinlay.
The lifestyles of the rich and renowned and their army of servants are chronicled by a master of the genre.
A startling debut novel by a young American writer is far more than a retelling of the Manson murders or critique of cult culture, writes books editor Helen Speirs.
''Body blindness'' can have serious physical and psychological consequences. In her memoir, Dunedin poet Jenny Powell describes living with condition.
The ramifications of the Vietnam war form the backdrop to this debut novel.
Ted Fox reviews a selection of recent crime and thrillers.
Award-winning author Stephen Daisley prefers to wrestle with the restless, writes Shane Gilchrist.
Rebecca Fox discovers why the city is a hotbed of poetry.
Three poets will pass on their knowledge at the New Zealand Young Writers Festival in Dunedin next week. They tell Rebecca Fox about their journey.
New Zealand author Fiona Kidman's latest novel traces the lives of a New Zealand family from the 1950s to today.
A personal and political investigation of war crimes by author and human rights lawyer Philippe Sands.
ODT books editor Helen Speirs reviews a selection of the latest New Zealand non-fiction with local links.
The stage is set for Harry Potter's latest incarnation - in screenplay form.
In his latest book, seasoned author John Dunmore describes in fascinating detail the contributions of numerous key personalities devoted to unravelling the mysteries of the Pacific.
Swiss author Alain De Botton tracks the story of a couple and their marriage in this interesting and moving novel.
This moving novel by American writer Midge Raymond brings the beauty, isolation and desolation of the Antarctic vividly to life, writes books editor Helen Speirs.
A fascinating historical tale blends with a moving love story in the wilds of Alaska, reviewer Mike Crowl writes.
A collection of short stories examines the way in which white Australians have written about indigenous people, reviewer Willie Campbell writes. HERE WHERE WE LIVECassie Flanagan WillanskiWakefield...
A Central Otago author was a winner at the 2016 New Zealand Book Awards for children and young adults in Wellington last night.
The scenario Lionel Shriver paints in her latest novel is frighteningly plausible, writes Cushla McKinney.