Interviews

Jock Phillips
Interviews
June 12, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Jock Phillips

Jock Phillips shared some of his favourite books and authors with us. Current reads include the brand new Leading the Way: 100 Years of the Tararua Tramping Club by Shaun…

Toby Morris
Interviews
June 7, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Toby Morris

Who wants to have Lynda Barry, Jaime Hernandez and Tim Winton over for dinner? I do! And so does Toby Morris. Read on to discover some of Toby’s favourites, including…

Athol McCredie
Interviews
May 31, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Athol McCredie

Athol McCredie’s home library must host an enviable collection of excellent photography books. We were fortunate enough for him to tell us about some of his favourites. You are warmly…

Sarah Gaitanos
Interviews
May 31, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Sarah Gaitanos

Surely any author would return from the dead to sample the delicious Greek cuisine Sarah and Taki would offer them. Read on to find out about some of Sarah’s favourite…

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…