Author Archives: Unity Wellington

Summer 2011/12 – Newsletter #43
Newsletters
December 8, 2011 posted by Unity Wellington

Summer 2011/12 – Newsletter #43

Hey, it’s Summer again! That must mean it’s time for another necessarily ripe newsletter. Below is a link to the Auckland Writer & Readers Festival edition of our Newsletter. It’s…

Unnerved: The New Zealand Art Project
Art
September 28, 2011 posted by Unity Wellington

Unnerved: The New Zealand Art Project

The Brisbane Gallery of Modern Art in Queensland Australia holds the largest collection of contemporary New Zealand art outside of this country, including works acquired since the 1990’s through the…

Spring 2011 – Newsletter #42
Newsletters
August 24, 2011 posted by Unity Wellington

Spring 2011 – Newsletter #42

Unity Books’ 2011 Spring Newsletter, including such gems as Nigel Cox, Michael Ondaatje, Madeline Miller, Christopher Hitchens, and A. N. Wilson. Click HERE to open the newsletter pdf in a…

At the Mountains of Madness by HP Lovecraft
Fiction
February 4, 2011 posted by Unity Wellington

At the Mountains of Madness by HP Lovecraft

If you don’t know about Lovecraft’s genre of Cosmic Horror then here is an unfairly-short three-sentence synopsis. Having been witness to the atrocities and senselessness of World War One, atrocities…

Summer 2010 – Newsletter #40
Newsletters
November 24, 2010 posted by Unity Wellington

Summer 2010 – Newsletter #40

It’s getting warmer out there. Soon you’ll need a stack of sand-worthy books to get you through those lazy summer afternoons. Fortunately, we’ve got you sorted. Click HERE to view…

The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson
Fiction
September 21, 2010 posted by Unity Wellington

The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson

The Killer Inside Me Jim Thompson, Black Lizard Vintage ($29) Hopefully the controversy surrounding Michael Winterbottom’s recent film adaptation has provoked readers to investigate the source material. Stanley Kubrick worked…

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
Fiction
August 27, 2010 posted by Unity Wellington

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Freedom Jonathan Franzen, Fourth Estate ($30) Jonathan Franzen’s new novel Freedom may present problems for those that suffer from literary anxiety. The Corrections, his previous novel, was hailed as the…