Tag Archives: Fiction

The Emperor Waltz by Philip Hensher
Review
July 10, 2014 posted by Unity Wellington

The Emperor Waltz by Philip Hensher

Follow the link to hear Tilly Lloyd’s Radio New Zealand review for The Emperor Waltz by Philip Hensher. http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/2602147/book-review-the-emperor-waltz The Emperor Waltz is available in store and from our online…

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…

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?”…

The Lighthouse by Alison Moore
Fiction
October 18, 2012 posted by Kiran Dass

The Lighthouse by Alison Moore

The Lighthouse Alison Moore, Canongate ($25) Click here to listen to Kiran’s review on 95bFM’s Morning Glory Show. On the outer deck of a North Sea ferry stands Futh, a…

C by Tom McCarthy
Fiction
December 7, 2011 posted by Kiran Dass

C by Tom McCarthy

C Tom McCarthy, Vintage ($28) Electromagnetics, black bile, radio static- C is a freaky transmission, rare and strange. Now it’s in paperback you have no excuses. Kiran Dass (Unity Wellington)…

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…