Author and critic Clive James talks poetry, life and his terminal illness

Author and critic Clive James talks poetry, life and his terminal illness

By Mark Broatch in Profile

Clive James has turned out three new books, including his collected poems, despite being terminally ill.

Editorial: Illegal fish dumping has taken place on a scandalous scale

Feature/ Features

Editorial: Illegal fish dumping has taken place on a scandalous scale

By The Listener

Viggo Mortensen talks Aragorn, Captain Fantastic and New Zealand culture

Feature/ Culture

Viggo Mortensen talks Aragorn, Captain Fantastic and New Zealand culture

By Helen Barlow

Current Affairs

"We should be responsible for where our cats go"

By Jane Clifton

It’s much easier to give a good indoor or outdoor life to a cat than a dog because cats are not innately social pack animals.

Commentary

Feedback: September 24, 2016

Feedback: September 24, 2016

By The Listener

Heart disease and diagnosis; New Zealand's housing crisis; end-of-life wishes; and water pollution.

Culture

<i>The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World</i> - book review

The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World - book review

By Danyl Mclauchlan

How did a satire about a bumbling, delusional fool help create the modern world?

Books

Michel Faber's <i>Undying</i> and Jenny Bornholdt's <i>Selected Poems</i> - poetry review

Michel Faber's Undying and Jenny Bornholdt's Selected Poems - poetry review

By Tim Upperton

The words of Michel Faber, who turned to poetry for solace, will be a comfort to others.

Lifestyle

Can you relieve your asthma symptoms by changing your diet?

Can you relieve your asthma symptoms by changing your diet?

By Jennifer Bowden

The effect of diet on asthma has long been a matter of conjecture, but it is becoming clearer.

Entertainment

<i>Dirty Laundry</i> - TV review

Dirty Laundry - TV review

By Greg Dixon

The plot for new local drama series Dirty Laundry seems a tad familiar.

WIN

Win a double pass to <i>California Dreaming</i>

Win a double pass to California Dreaming

By The Listener

We are giving readers the chance to win double passes to California Dreaming in Auckland, Hamilton or New Plymouth.

Festivals

Top picks of the Film Festival

Top picks of the Film Festival

By James Robins

As the festival hits the road around the country, our reviewer looks at highlights among the 40 films he’s just seen.

The Influentials

Influentials: Events that defined a nation

Influentials: Events that defined a nation

By The Listener

We look back at key moments in New Zealand history.

From Our Archive

Letters: Lecretia Seales

Letters: Lecretia Seales

By The Listener

Our readers' letters on Lecretia Seales and the right to die debate.

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