Monday, May 21, 2007


Richard Ford is in New Zealand as one of the big attractions at the Auckland Writers & Readers Festival this coming weekend but for Wellingtonians who cannot make it to Auckland there is a chance to hear him speak - see notice below:

Wednesday 23 May, 6pm

Chair: Damien Wilkins, Rutherford House Lecture Theatre 1, Bunny Street entrance.

Complimentary drinks and nibbles from 5.30pm

Richard Ford reads and talks about his latest novel The Lay of the Land, acclaimed by the New York Times as one of the 10 Best Books of 2006.
Ford won the Pulitzer Prize for Independence Day and is widely regarded as one of the finest novelists of his generation.

There are still tickets ($8) available for this event.

Available from VicBooks: 0800 370 370 or email:

Door sales also available on the evening.

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