Tag Archives: Jo McColl

40th Birthday arrangements, September 2007
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October 8, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

40th Birthday arrangements, September 2007

Herding cats in preparation for Unity Books’ 40th Birthday celebrations. Published writers who had worked at the shop in the past or present were asked to do a brief reading…

Planning the 35th anniversary catalogue, 2002
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July 31, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Planning the 35th anniversary catalogue, 2002

Simie Simpson’s checklist of books, authors & reviewers (and whether the reviews had yet been written). This was part of the preparation for the “books that stand the test of…

Margin Squeeze, Waikato Times, 2000
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October 24, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Margin Squeeze, Waikato Times, 2000

An article in the Waikato Times about the effects chain bookstores’ policies of loss-leading bestselling titles has on smaller or independent bookshops.

Periodic Table of Unity Staff, 1st April 2002
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September 12, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Periodic Table of Unity Staff, 1st April 2002

A piece of packing material became a guide to the elements which make up Unity Books. See how many staff you can identify from their initials or nicknames. Other people…