Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley and A Briefcase, Two Pies and a Penthouse - book reviews
Issue 3972 15th Jul 2016
Novelists track anarchists, drug fiends and Islamic militants in Wellington.
How to Be a Writer: Who Smashes Deadlines, Crushes Editors and Lives in a Solid Gold Hovercraft - book review
Issue 3970 14th Jul 2016
The scribbler’s life is not a matter of communing with the muse – it all comes down to discipline.
Better Living Through Criticism by AO Scott - book review
Issue 3970 13th Jul 2016
They’re superfluous and ubiquitous, yet somehow indispensable.
The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin - book review
Issue 3970 11th Jul 2016
Fans of The Passage should approach the author’s newest with their eyes open.
Writer, poet and critic CK Stead on his reputation and the allure of literary prizes
Issue 3970 6th Jul 2016
CK Stead has produced a new book of reviews and essays from the past decade.
Re-inventing New Zealand: Essays on the Arts and the Media by Roger Horrocks - book review
Issue 3970 1st Jul 2016
A selection of critical writings on the arts and media gives the cultural long view.