Review

Pilgrimage by Annie Leibovitz
Art
November 24, 2011 posted by Unity Auckland

Pilgrimage by Annie Leibovitz

Pilgrimage Annie Leibovitz, Jonathan Cape ($95) From the first minutely detailed photograph of Emily Dickinson’s pressed flowers, this book is a moving tribute to the great minds that have inspired…

Unnerved: The New Zealand Art Project
Art
September 28, 2011 posted by Unity Wellington

Unnerved: The New Zealand Art Project

The Brisbane Gallery of Modern Art in Queensland Australia holds the largest collection of contemporary New Zealand art outside of this country, including works acquired since the 1990’s through the…

There But For The by Ali Smith
Fiction
August 11, 2011 posted by Unity Auckland

There But For The by Ali Smith

There But For The Ali Smith, Hamish Hamilton ($26) CHECK OUT THE Bfm REVIEW WITH LILY RICHARDS BY CLICKING HERE Or check out the Guardian review here. Or BUY IT…

A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Fiction
April 26, 2011 posted by Unity Auckland

A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

A Visit From the Goon Squad Jennifer Egan, Corsair ($25) Check out this great review from The Guardian as reviewed by Sarah Churchwell: The title of Jennifer Egan’s new novel…

Lunar Park by Bret Easton Ellis
Fiction
March 10, 2011 posted by Unity Auckland

Lunar Park by Bret Easton Ellis

Lunar Park Bret Easton Ellis, Picador ($30) Bret Easton Ellis’s latest novel, Lunar Park, is a tour de force of narcissism, says Adam Mars-Jones – taken from The Observer: Bret…

Amexica by Ed Vulliamy
Nonfiction
February 7, 2011 posted by Unity Auckland

Amexica by Ed Vulliamy

Amexica Ed Vulliamy, Vintage ($30) “As dawn broke over the vast desert, the body was still hanging beneath the overpass, having been suspended from it – decapitated and dangling by…

At the Mountains of Madness by HP Lovecraft
Fiction
February 4, 2011 posted by Unity Wellington

At the Mountains of Madness by HP Lovecraft

If you don’t know about Lovecraft’s genre of Cosmic Horror then here is an unfairly-short three-sentence synopsis. Having been witness to the atrocities and senselessness of World War One, atrocities…

Crossers by Philip Caputo
Fiction
November 30, 2010 posted by Unity Auckland

Crossers by Philip Caputo

Crossers Philip Caputo, Vintage ($33) Crossers is, initially, about a man, Gil Castle, who loses everything he loves in the wake of a terrorist plot so picturesque it will forever…

Their Faces Are Shining by Tim Wilson
NZ Fiction
November 29, 2010 posted by Unity Auckland

Their Faces Are Shining by Tim Wilson

Their Faces Are Shining Tim Wilson, Victoria University Press ($30) When Hope Paterson plunges into a construction hole at her local mall and saves a child from drowning, she believes…