Author Archives: Unity Auckland

Lunar Park by Bret Easton Ellis
Fiction
March 10, 2011 posted by Unity Auckland

Lunar Park by Bret Easton Ellis

Lunar Park Bret Easton Ellis, Picador ($30) Bret Easton Ellis’s latest novel, Lunar Park, is a tour de force of narcissism, says Adam Mars-Jones – taken from The Observer: Bret…

Tim Wilson
Interviews
March 8, 2011 posted by Unity Auckland

Tim Wilson

Tim Wilson is the author of  Their Faces Were Shining and is the foreign correspondent for TVNZ. Unity Books recently had the pleasure of launching the above novel to some…

Amexica by Ed Vulliamy
Nonfiction
February 7, 2011 posted by Unity Auckland

Amexica by Ed Vulliamy

Amexica Ed Vulliamy, Vintage ($30) “As dawn broke over the vast desert, the body was still hanging beneath the overpass, having been suspended from it – decapitated and dangling by…

Interviews
January 24, 2011 posted by Unity Auckland

Noelle McCarthy

Noelle McCarthy on fairytales, which poets speak to her and the lasting worthiness of Dracula and Jane Eyre. What book caused you to love reading? I don’t remember not reading….

Crossers by Philip Caputo
Fiction
November 30, 2010 posted by Unity Auckland

Crossers by Philip Caputo

Crossers Philip Caputo, Vintage ($33) Crossers is, initially, about a man, Gil Castle, who loses everything he loves in the wake of a terrorist plot so picturesque it will forever…

Their Faces Are Shining by Tim Wilson
NZ Fiction
November 29, 2010 posted by Unity Auckland

Their Faces Are Shining by Tim Wilson

Their Faces Are Shining Tim Wilson, Victoria University Press ($30) When Hope Paterson plunges into a construction hole at her local mall and saves a child from drowning, she believes…

Just My Type: A Book About Fonts by Simon Garfield
Art
November 26, 2010 posted by Unity Auckland

Just My Type: A Book About Fonts by Simon Garfield

Just My Type: A Book About Fonts Simon Garfield, Profile Books ($30) An engaging Bill Bryson-esque history on everything from the Guardian’s April Fool’s day hoax on the islands of…

Brian Turner
Interviews
September 21, 2010 posted by Unity Auckland

Brian Turner

Which book caused you to love reading? No one book. I have been a compulsive reader from about the age of 10 or 11. And my tastes have been and…

Rachael King
Interviews
June 21, 2010 posted by Unity Auckland

Rachael King

Rachael King is an award-winning New Zealand writer and author of two books: Magpie Hall and The Sound of Butterflies. She talks here about Narnia as indeed a doorway and…