As much as it pains Adventure Books owner Bill Nye to say it, Oamaru's literary loss is Christchurch's gain.
Walt Whitman’s work was ground-breaking and, to some, shocking. But some in Dunedin liked it a lot, writes Tom McLean.
Jim Sullivan reviews Going for Grain, a history of the last 150 years of the iconic Dunedin company Harraway and Sons Ltd, written by Rebecca Reid.
A University of Otago academic shortlisted for a prestigious UK crime-writing award is "gobsmacked" to have his work recognised.
Two Dunedin authors have been shortlisted in the 2019 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.
You’ve read it at least three times and you lend it to friends and demand they read it. It is The Best Book in the World. Six Dunedin writers, three this week and three next, explain what is their Best Book in the World, and why.
Omani author Jokha Alharthi has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for Celestial Bodies.
When Otago University Press publishers heard a book was being written about a couple of ground-breaking Kiwi TV chefs, they had to have it.
Clementine Ford's visit to Dunedin went without incident. That's if you don't count body blows to the patriarchy as incidents, Tom McKinlay writes.
Books editor Rob Kidd has read the 10 finalists in the fiction category of this year’s Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. He casts his eye over one of the strongest fields in years.
REVIEW: The two literary stars of this year's Dunedin Writers & Readers festival justified their top billing at Saturday night's main event.
Stacey Morrison is a broadcaster and Māori language proponent, and took part in the Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival.
Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival programme director Claire Finlayson throws some questions to Australian Children's Laureate Morris Gleitzman ahead of his author talk this weekend.
Barbara Else illustrates writing tips and tricks to an intimate crowd at her "Writing for Kids" workshop as part of the Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival yesterday.
Operating on the principle that one person's unloved book is another person's literary treasure, the Regent Theatre's book sale team will be out and about for collection day today.
Creating stories for the world’s second-most popular genre, speculative fiction, is a joy and a passion for a group of Dunedin authors.
Eighty years after the beginning of World War 2, a story has come to light in New Zealand of an ordinary, young German couple who whole-heartedly embraced Hitler's terrible vision.