Wednesday, January 20, 2010


Earlier today I was on this prograqmme talking to Noelle about forthcoming titles which I was especially looking forward to reading. Here is that list with publication dates and publishers.

Married to a Bedouin – Marguerite van Geldermalsen – (January) - Virago

Inheritance – Jenny Patrick (March) – Random House

Mr.Rosenblum’s List – Natasha Solomons (March)- Sceptre

The Night Book – Charlotte Grimshaw (June) - Vintage

Bird on a Wire – Theresa Gattung ( 12 March) - Random House

At Home – Bill Bryson (June)- Doubleday UK

Popular Penguins – NZ editions – 10 titles – (March) - Penguin

The Hopeless Life of Charlie Summers – Paul Torday (March) - Orion

Recipe for Life – Nicky Pellegrino (April) - Orion

The Awa Book of Sports Writing – Harry Ricketts - (April)- Awa Press

NZ Fashion Design -$120 – From Te Papa (April)

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand – Helen Simonson (March)- Allen & Unwin

The Collected Letters of JFK

South-West of Eden – a memoir, 1932-1956 – CK Stead (May)
Auckland University Press

I had several other titles to mention but ran out of time. I could have raved on all morning!

The piece is currently available to hear at the Radio NZ website although I am not sure how long they leave these things up. Certainly until tomorrow's programme anyway.

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