Lorde and Eleanor Catton: NZ’s cultural supergroup

By Toby Manhire In The Internaut

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Sure, Lorde might have been photographed with Tilda Swinton and David Bowie, but this is even better.

Courtesy of New Zealand’s unofficial cultural ambassador to New York, Gemma Gracewood, here is the bestselling singer alongside a compatriot cultural superstar, Man Booker winner Eleanor Catton:

Lorde and Eleanor Catton in New York. Photograph: Sonja Yelich

And here’s another one, in which, says Gemma, they’re “deciding which photo to make public”.

Lorde and Eleanor Catton in New York. Photograph: Gemma Gracewood

More on Gemma’s Twitter timeline.

At last the week provides something to smile about.

See also:

The Listener reviews Pure Heroine, by Lorde.

Lorde moves in mysterious ways.

Eleanor Catton: literary luminary.

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