Interviews

Peter Bland
Interviews
May 16, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Peter Bland

In the lead up to his book launch Peter sent us his literary picks. This is the first response we have received where the author has acted in his favourite…

Vana Manasiadis
Interviews
May 15, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Vana Manasiadis

You may find both Claudia Rankine and Camille Rankine (unrelated) at Vana’s home but only one of them will get the chance to eat the delicious kleftiko. Meanwhile, in another…

Nick Jans
Interviews
May 1, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Nick Jans

As New York Times writer Bronwen Dickey said, “Nick Jans is an exceptional storyteller — no nature writer can top him in terms of sheer emotional force — and he…

Sharon Lam
Interviews
May 1, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Sharon Lam

Lonely Asian Woman by Sharon Lam has been lauded by New Zealand’s Pantograph Punch as a book to look out for in 2019. They described Lam’s debut as a read similar…

Diana Evans
Interviews
April 18, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Diana Evans

Longlisted nominee for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 and author of Ordinary People, Diana Evans, was interviewed by Chloe at Unity Books in Auckland. Ordinary People tackles the quotidian encounters of two Black-British…

Susan Waugh
Interviews
April 16, 2019 posted by John Duke

Susan Waugh

On Susan’s bookshelves Moomintrolls rub shoulders with Badger and Mole and there are many dark corners in Gormenghast left to explore. Please join us 6-7:30pm Thursday 9th May to celebrate…

Diane Comer
Interviews
April 16, 2019 posted by John Duke

Diane Comer

Diane has mentioned many fine authors and books in response to our questionnaire, including Jeanette Winterson and Jim Harrison. Please join us 6-7:30pm Thursday 2nd May to celebrate the launch…

Nikki-Lee Birdsey
Interviews
April 5, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Nikki-Lee Birdsey

Nikki-Lee Birdsey told us about some of her favourite authors and books ahead of our launch for her debut poetry collection Night As Day (VUP), in-store 6-7:30pm Tuesday 9th April….

Billy O’Callaghan
Interviews
March 15, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Billy O’Callaghan

Irishman Billy O’Callaghan is the author of newly released novel, My Coney Island Baby – a novel centred around Michael and Caitlin who have been lovers for over a quarter of a…

Stephen Davis
Interviews
March 14, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Stephen Davis

Read about some of Stephen Davis’s favourite authors and books including Don Winslow, whose recently published The Border and previous books in his Cartel trilogy are highly recommended by our…