Norm Hewitt and Manu Bennett start a very important conversation on violence and courage in Making Good Men.
The fear of isolation is inscribed in our DNA and loneliness is an identifiable health risk. But acknowledging and even welcoming it may be the secret
Gloucestershire-born, Los Angeles-based author Geoff Dyer is as interested in the conventions of reading as those of writing.
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
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.
NZIFF Blog: Toni Erdmann, Graduation, and Indignation
By James Robins
The third instalment of film critic James Robins' blog on the New Zealand International Film Festival.