Tag Archives: Matt Bialostocki

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…

Unity Books locations 1967-2012
Backstage
September 13, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Unity Books locations 1967-2012

Banner showing Unity’s four different locations on Willis Street over time, photographed in the office by Matt Bialostocki in 2012. Drawing by Gregory O’Brien.

The Great Flood, 28th January 2015
Backstage
September 11, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

The Great Flood, 28th January 2015

As we were minding our afternoon business, we noticed a trickle of water coming in through the ceiling of the office. Dylan rushed upstairs to where renovations were taking place…

Event Update: Phil Kafcaloudes
Counter Culture
June 23, 2014 posted by Unity Wellington

Event Update: Phil Kafcaloudes

Many authors are practiced at speaking about their books, but it isn’t often that we are treated to the particularly dulcet tones of professional broadcasters in store. On Friday the…

Bark by Lorrie Moore
Fiction
February 22, 2014 posted by Unity Wellington

Bark by Lorrie Moore

Reviewing anything by an author as established as Moore requires a little extra perspective, especially if you care about her body of work as a whole. Moore’s last collection of…

The Invisible Rider by Kirsten McDougall
NZ Fiction
March 17, 2013 posted by Unity Wellington

The Invisible Rider by Kirsten McDougall

The Invisible Rider Kirsten McDougall, Victoria University Press ($30) The Invisible Rider is a novel about a lawyer, father and husband residing docilely in his local community who begins to…