Gloucestershire-born, Los Angeles-based author Geoff Dyer is as interested in the conventions of reading as those of writing.
Norm Hewitt and Manu Bennett start a very important conversation on violence and courage in Making Good Men.
There’s a real chance that the job you’ve been doing will disappear as the next wave of innovations pulls the rug from under the traditional labour
For years, Flaxmere has been synonymous with decay and deprivation. But a self-help ethos is bringing new life to the Hawke’s Bay town.
How anti-money-laundering measures can hurt migrant workers
Migrant workers who remit portions of their pay to the folks back home are feeling the pinch of anti-money-laundering measures.
It's time for laissez-faire ministers to do more about housing unaffordability
By The Listener
The Government seems paralysed with apprehension about reviewing residency criteria in case this population inflow is the critical factor in economic growth.
Listener writer Karl du Fresne on his new book about the songs of American towns
By The Listener
For a new book, frequent Listener contributor Karl du Fresne followed the directions of his favourite songwriters.
How to Be a Writer: Who Smashes Deadlines, Crushes Editors and Lives in a Solid Gold Hovercraft - book review
By Mark Broatch
The scribbler’s life is not a matter of communing with the muse – it all comes down to discipline.
How to turn leftovers into delicious meals - recipes
If you turn up your nose at leftovers, you’re missing out – the best is yet to come.
NZIFF Blog: Captain Fantastic, The Innocents, High-Rise and Zero Days
By James Robins
The second instalment of film critic James Robins' blog on the New Zealand International Film Festival.