Tag Archives: Anna Applin

Complaints Department, 29th November 2000
Backstage
October 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Complaints Department, 29th November 2000

Sometimes we receive the most ridiculous material as book-protection, and are compelled to make the worst possible use of it. I’m certain this improved productivity.

The Shop Girls: Bad Book Love, 2001
Backstage
October 11, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

The Shop Girls: Bad Book Love, 2001

Clearly, when you work in a bookshop, you are also a rock star. This “band”, conceived by Marion Castree, never went on tour or performed any gigs, instead sticking to…

Rainbow Review Night, 16th August 2012
Customers
September 27, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Rainbow Review Night, 16th August 2012

A semi-annual event run in conjunction with Rainbow Wellington, Rainbow review night consists of staff & customers speed-reviewing the most important new queer books. Photography by Marta Starosta.

Guillermo Del Toro signing, 8th July 2009
Events
September 25, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Guillermo Del Toro signing, 8th July 2009

Guillermo Del Toro came to sign copies of his books at Unity, and people queued for hours. Staff were more than a little star-struck. The logistics for Guillermo Del Toro’s…

NZ Bookshop Day, 31st October 2015
Customers
September 14, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

NZ Bookshop Day, 31st October 2015

Competition was intense during our NZ Bookshop Day Kids vs Writers ping pong competition. It was also Halloween, so some competitors came dressed accordingly. Anna Applin acted as umpire and…

Shane Williamson farewell, 22nd August 2013
NZ Book Trade
September 13, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Shane Williamson farewell, 22nd August 2013

Tilly Lloyd, Shane Williamson and Anna Applin at Shane’s farewell and retirement. But he tricked us – he left Hachette, but was soon back representing David Bateman instead.