Tag Archives: NZ Book Trade

Menton Book Donations, 1991
NZ Book Trade
September 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Menton Book Donations, 1991

An article by Iona McNaughton detailing an effort spearheaded by Louise Wrightson to stock the bookcases of Isola Bella with books and the enthusiastic response by publishers and former holders…

Quote Unquote advertisement, 1993
Advertising
September 15, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Quote Unquote advertisement, 1993

An advertisement for Unity Books appears in literary magazine Quote Unquote alongside an article about Warwick Jordan’s mini-chain of second-hand bookshops.

National Poetry Day 26th August 2016
Events
September 14, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

National Poetry Day 26th August 2016

For National Poetry Day 2016, we had an event “Six Poets in Sixty Minutes”: Poets Hera Lindsay Bird, Harvey Molloy, Bill Nelson, Rachel O’Neill, Kerrin P Sharpe and Tim Upperton…

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…

The Chimes Event, 26th February 2015
Events
September 13, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

The Chimes Event, 26th February 2015

Invitation to and flier for an event with Anna Smaill to celebrate her book The Chimes, published by Sceptre. A staff favourite, this novel was nominated for The ManBooker Prize…

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.