Philip Burdon has arguably the most substantial private book collection in the country
Issue 3984 17th Oct 2016
When former National Cabinet minister Philip Burdon suddenly acquired a collection of 5000 New Zealand books, he had no problem finding a place to put them.
Time Out bookstore owner Wendy Tighe-Umbers - interview
Issue 3983 14th Oct 2016
Bookseller of the Year owner Wendy Tighe-Umbers has discovered the recipe for success.
Writer Ian McEwan talks Shakespeare, pessimism and the fetus-narrator of his new book Nutshell
Issue 3983 10th Oct 2016
Ian McEwan’s novel approach is to let an unborn child tell the story.
Philanthropist and Adara Group director Audette Exel - interview
Issue 3974 9th Sep 2016
Philanthropist and corporate lawyer Audette Exel says ‘home’ is family, friends and books.
Mayor Tony Kokshoorn: Doing research into the book took my mind off the Pike River Mine tragedy
Issue 3978 7th Sep 2016
While Mayor Tony Kokshoorn was dealing with the Pike River Mine disaster, he found solace in writing a history book.