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Armistead Maupin launch, 2nd February 1993
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November 15, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Armistead Maupin launch, 2nd February 1993

Armistead Maupin, author of the Tales of The City series, came to Unity Books to read from his stand-alone novel Maybe the Moon, before he headed down to Akaroa to…

Maori Boy event, 2nd December 2014
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October 20, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Maori Boy event, 2nd December 2014

Invitation to a discussion between Witi Ihimaera and Paul Diamond about Ihimaera’s first volume of autobiography, Maori Boy, published by Penguin Random House.

Goethe Institut Award Ceremony, 13th September 2012
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October 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Goethe Institut Award Ceremony, 13th September 2012

Invitation for and pictures from the presentation of the Goethe Institut writing competition “Once Upon a Time: Grimm Fairy Tales for Aotearoa New Zealand”. Photography by Matt Bialostocki.

Alan Brunton event, 14th February 2002
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October 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Alan Brunton event, 14th February 2002

An invitation to the launch of Ecstasy by Alan Brunton, published by Bumper Books and launched at “A Night for Romance” on Valentine’s Day at The Space, Newtown, with musical…

Kristin Hersh at Bodega, 28th August 2014
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October 17, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Kristin Hersh at Bodega, 28th August 2014

Unity staff were delighted to have the chance to sell Kristin Hersh’s memoir Paradoxical Undressing and Pugatory/Paradise a double album with photographs, lyrics and essays at her event at Bodega.

National Poetry Day, 16th August 2013
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October 17, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

National Poetry Day, 16th August 2013

For National Poetry day 2013, we took excerpts from some of our favourite New Zealand poems and wrote them all over the shop windows.

NZ Bookshop Day, 31st October 2016
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October 16, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

NZ Bookshop Day, 31st October 2016

For NZ Bookshop Day 2016, we invited customers to explore the bookshop with the aid of our Explorer Map – a modified plan of the shop genre sections – in…

A Low Hum – A Movement Launch, 17th March 2015
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October 16, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

A Low Hum – A Movement Launch, 17th March 2015

Invitation to and photographs from a lunchtime event to celebrate the publication of A Movement – a series of ten books of band photography by Blink (Ian Jorgenson) published by…