Tag Archives: Biography

AFTERGLOW: Exposed by John Wareham
Counter Culture
November 28, 2015 posted by Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: Exposed by John Wareham

The evening of Thursday 26th November marked not only the Wellington launch of John Wareham’s new book, Exposed, but also his return to New Zealand after 45 years abroad. John…

AFTERGLOW: James Hector by Simon Nathan
Counter Culture
September 24, 2015 posted by Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: James Hector by Simon Nathan

Thursday 17 September was an evening of family and friends, science and history. More precisely, it was the launch of James Hector: Explorer, Scientist, Leader, by Simon Nathan, and it…

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…

Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel
Art
March 17, 2013 posted by Unity Wellington

Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel

Are You My Mother? Alison Bechdel, Jonathan Cape ($40) I reviewed this book at the Rainbow Wellington Book Review evening late last year, and since then I have spoken with…

The Life of Edith Piaf by Carolyn Clark
Nonfiction
December 13, 2011 posted by Unity Wellington

The Life of Edith Piaf by Carolyn Clark

The Life of Edith Piaf Carolyn Burke, Bloomsbury UK ($25) It seems like it’s harder than ever to separate the legends that have been cultivated around the life of Edith…