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AFTERGLOW: The Occasional Demon
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August 3, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: The Occasional Demon

August the 1st, 2019 marked the centenary of Primo Levi’s birth. It is also the night “The Occasional Demon” a collection of 36 of his poems, translated By Marco Sonzogni…

AFTERGLOW: A Communist in the Family
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July 27, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: A Communist in the Family

Friends, family and fans gathered in Unity Books on a chilly Wednesday evening to celebrate the launch of Elspeth Sandys’ new memoir and family history, A Communist in the Family:…

AFTERGLOW: Lay Studies
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July 11, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: Lay Studies

Unity Books played host to the launch of Steven Toussaint’s new poetry collection Lay Studies (published by Victoria University Press) on Tuesday 9th July, 2019. With a crowd packed full…

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,…

AFTERGLOW: How to Escape from Prison
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June 29, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: How to Escape from Prison

Thursday 27th June was a night to remember in Wellington as Unity Books hosted the launch of Dr Paul Wood’s book How to Escape from Prison: The Remarkable Story of…

AFTERGLOW: Two Or More Islands
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June 23, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: Two Or More Islands

On Monday the 20th of June, Unity Books was booming with friends and family of Diana Bridge, all gathered for the launch of her latest poetry collection, Two or More…

AFTERGLOW: Making History by Jock Phillips
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June 22, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: Making History by Jock Phillips

On Monday 17th of June Unity books hosted the launch of historian Jock Phillips’ memoir Making History: A New Zealand Story published by Auckland University Press. The event was filled…

AFTERGLOW: Shirley Smith An Examined Life
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June 16, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: Shirley Smith An Examined Life

On Monday 10th May 2019 Unity Books was packed from front to back with people there to celebrate the launch of Sarah Gaitanos’ new biography Shirley Smith: An Examined Life….