Tag Archives: 2016

Peter Ireland letter, 28th July 2016
Backstage
October 20, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Peter Ireland letter, 28th July 2016

A letter from Peter Franks to Tilly Lloyd putting straight some things that had been misreported in her radio review of Labour: The NZ Labour Party 1916-2016 by Peter Franks…

Futuna: Life of a Building Launch, 2nd August 2016
Launches
October 17, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Futuna: Life of a Building Launch, 2nd August 2016

Photographs from the launch of Futuna: Life of a Building, edited by Nick Bevin and Gregory O’Brien, published by Victoria University Press and launched at Unity books by Hon. Chris…

NZ Bookshop Day, 31st October 2016
Advertising
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…

Jim Flynn lunchtime event, 2nd September 2016
Events
October 8, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Jim Flynn lunchtime event, 2nd September 2016

For the final event in our “Seven Events in Five Days” series, Jim Flynn shared his thoughts from his book The New Torchlight List, published by Awa Press, about great…

Jim Flynn at the Royal Society, 1st September 2016
Events
October 8, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Jim Flynn at the Royal Society, 1st September 2016

The sixth event in our “Seven Events in Five Days” programme saw Jim Flynn lecture at the Royal Society of New Zealand on the topic of Intelligence versus Ignorance, taking…

Tishani Doshi Event, 1st September
Events
October 8, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Tishani Doshi Event, 1st September

Our fifth event in our “Seven Events in Five Days” series was a lunchtime reading from poet Tishani Doshi, author of Adulterous Citizen: poems, stories, essays published by House of…

Alok Jha Event, 31st August 2016
Events
October 8, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Alok Jha Event, 31st August 2016

Our fourth event in our “Seven Events in Five Days” was a lecture at the Paramount Theatre from Alok Jha, author of The Water Book, published by Headline Books.

Lecretia’s Choice event, 30th August 2016
Events
October 8, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Lecretia’s Choice event, 30th August 2016

The third in our “Seven Events in Five Days” programme. Matt Vickers, author of Lecretia’s Choice, published by Text Publishing, gave a lunchtime talk about his book, his terminally ill…

Nadia Hashimi Event, 29th August 2016
Events
October 8, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Nadia Hashimi Event, 29th August 2016

The first of our “Seven Events in Five Days” series, Nadia Hashimi gave an illuminating talk about her book The House Without Windows, published by Avalon, life in Afghanistan, and…