Fiction

AFTERGLOW: Rule of Law by Winton Higgins
Counter Culture
April 29, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: Rule of Law by Winton Higgins

An engaged audience gathered in Unity Books at midday on Wednesday the 26th of April for an event with Australian author and academic Winton Higgins, in discussion with Sir Anand…

Bark by Lorrie Moore
Fiction
February 22, 2014 posted by Unity Wellington

Bark by Lorrie Moore

Reviewing anything by an author as established as Moore requires a little extra perspective, especially if you care about her body of work as a whole. Moore’s last collection of…

Unity Books Auckland Staff Picks for 2013
Fiction
December 20, 2013 posted by Kiran Dass

Unity Books Auckland Staff Picks for 2013

At Unity Books Auckland, we’ve read so many terrific books this year that it has been difficult for each of us to pick our final shortlist. Here are our staff…

HHhH by Laurent Binet
Fiction
August 30, 2013 posted by Unity Wellington

HHhH by Laurent Binet

There are so many stories written in and of Prague that the city’s streets – both real and imagined – are teeming with plots and characters. Perhaps aware of the…

Wake Of Forgiveness by Bruce Machart
Fiction
March 22, 2013 posted by Unity Wellington

Wake Of Forgiveness by Bruce Machart

Wake Of Forgiveness Bruce Machart, Houghton Mifflin $30 On a moonless Texas night in 1895, an ambitious young landowner suffers the loss of “the only woman he’s ever been fond…

May We Be Forgiven by A. M. Homes
Fiction
November 12, 2012 posted by Kiran Dass

May We Be Forgiven by A. M. Homes

May We Be Forgiven A. M. Homes, Granta ($37) Harry is a Richard Nixon scholar who leads a quiet, regular life; his brother George is a high-flying TV producer, with…

Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck
Fiction
November 11, 2012 posted by Unity Wellington

Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck

After lunch Joe Elegant read Fauna his latest chapter. He explained the myth and the symbol. “You see,” he said “the grandmother stands for guilt.” “Ain’t she dead and buried?”…