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Update: A Movement by Ian Jorgensen
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March 22, 2015 posted by Unity Wellington

Update: A Movement by Ian Jorgensen

Occasionally our events at Unity Books Wellington transcend the usual book launch or author discussion format and we find ourselves hosting musical performances. The release of A Movement, the series…

Update: Some Here Among Us by Peter Walker
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March 21, 2015 posted by Unity Wellington

Update: Some Here Among Us by Peter Walker

‘Wellington is sort of talismanic, in a way,’ Peter Walker told Dame Fiona Kidman and the audience at the latest Unity Books Wellington lunchtime event, describing the one of several…

Update: Hard Country by Robin Robilliard
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March 15, 2015 posted by Unity Wellington

Update: Hard Country by Robin Robilliard

  Rob arrived a half hour early, thumbing through the pages of Hard Country in the children’s section. Rob’s copy of Hard Country is jam-packed with post-it notes, paper clips,…

Update: The Chimes by Anna Smaill
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March 8, 2015 posted by Unity Wellington

Update: The Chimes by Anna Smaill

Born out of the emotions of leaving home behind and shaped by classical music inclinations, Anna Smaill’s debut novel The Chimes is a lyrical and lush read. Nearly ten years…

Launch Update: Tangata Whenua
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November 27, 2014 posted by Unity Wellington

Launch Update: Tangata Whenua

‘A lot of stars, tides, and funding sources had to align,’ said the the Hon Justice Joe Williams, about Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History at the Wellington celebration of the…

UPDATE | The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion
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November 9, 2014 posted by Unity Wellington

UPDATE | The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion

GRAEME SIMSION + THE ROSIE EFFECT (Or, “How an Auckland-born Australian became my new favourite person”) Some switched-on souls may recall Graeme Simsion’s star turn at this past year’s Writers…