Author Archives: John Duke

Summer 19/20 Newsletter
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December 11, 2019 posted by John Duke

Summer 19/20 Newsletter

It must be summer, for the Unity Books Wellington print newsletter is here. Rejoice! Want to read all about the hottest summer release on your personal, non-paper device? Click away:…

AFTERGLOW: Females in the Frame PENELOPE JACKSON
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October 27, 2019 posted by John Duke

AFTERGLOW: Females in the Frame PENELOPE JACKSON

The night preceeding the fifth annual NZ Art Crime Symposium, Friday 18th October, saw Unity Books Wellington play host to the launch of symposium speaker Penelope Jackson’s new book Females…

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…