The shortlist for the prestigious Man Booker Prize has been announced. The winner will be revealed on Tuesday 14 October 2014; in the interim, why not get a head start and begin to read one or more of the shortlisted titles?
Congratulations to our Poetry Day competition winners. Stephen Davies won first place with Tongue tied, and Catherine Fitchett was runner-up with Gem and Mineral Society Hall, Waltham Road. Read our post that includes the winning poems.
The latest winners of the New Zealand Post Book Awards have been announced. Find out how your favourite homegrown books of the last year have fared.
The WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival is over, but you can still experience the buzz by reading the posts of our keen team of librarians who attended the festival and have reported back on our Christchurch City Libraries’ blog.