Author Archives: John Duke

AFTERGLOW: Elizabeth Knox – The Absolute Book
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September 18, 2019 posted by John Duke

AFTERGLOW: Elizabeth Knox – The Absolute Book

A generous book filled with all of the author’s passions and interests, is how Elizabeth Knox’s new door-stopper novel The Absolute Book was characterised at a star-studded launch at Unity…

AFTERGLOW: The Little Ghost Who Lost Her BOO!
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September 14, 2019 posted by John Duke

AFTERGLOW: The Little Ghost Who Lost Her BOO!

Thursday 5th September 2019 was the date for an all ages shindig as Unity Books Wellington hosted a special celebration of Elaine Bickell’s Storylines Joy Cowley Award winning picture book…

AFTERGLOW: Relative Strangers
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August 29, 2019 posted by John Duke

AFTERGLOW: Relative Strangers

Thursday, August 22nd was a night for fierce and unflinching women as Pip Murdoch launched her emotional memoir, Relative Strangers: A Mother’s Adoption Memoir, published by Fern Publishing, to a…

AFTERGLOW: Nailing Down the Saint – Craig Cliff
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August 24, 2019 posted by John Duke

AFTERGLOW: Nailing Down the Saint – Craig Cliff

Wednesday 14th August held a treat in store for lunchtime browsers at Unity Books Wellington, as author Craig Cliff was joined by fellow NZ writer Brannavan Gnanalingam to discuss Craig’s…

AFTERGLOW: Toby Faber
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August 8, 2019 posted by John Duke

AFTERGLOW: Toby Faber

A lunchtime event at the start of the week always manages to draw a good literati crowd from the denizens of the capital, and such an event featuring a publisher…

AFTERGLOW: The New Photography
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July 5, 2019 posted by John Duke

AFTERGLOW: The New Photography

Tuesday 11th of June saw a gathering of New Zealand photography luminaries at Unity Books Wellington as Te Papa press launched The New Photography: New Zealand’s First Generation Contemporary Photographers,…

Dr Paul Wood
Interviews
June 14, 2019 posted by John Duke

Dr Paul Wood

Dr Paul Wood shared some of his favourite books and authors with us. Paul’s current reads include Haruki Murakami’s latest, Killing Commendatore and Bret Easton Ellis’ White. Unity Books Wellington…