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|BOOK LAUNCH A History of Crime |
by Dinah Holman Wednesday, June 4
6pm in the shop
Please join us to celebrate A History of Crime, which mingles timeless themes of misunderstanding and betrayal, interweaving real and fictional crimes in 19th century New Zealand.
This fascinating novel explores the seamy side of Victorian society, with echoes that resonate to the present day. And it features wine and opera - as will the launch, with opera singer Mary Newman-Pound performing!
|BOOK LAUNCH Another Mother's Love |
by Karen Scott Tuesday, June 6
6pm in the shop
One troubled little boy. A family with love to spare. Their heartrending dilemma.Another Mother's Love is a deeply moving account of one woman's attempt to reach out and nurture a child in need, placed with her large blended family by CYFS.Join us to celebrate this important, true New Zealand story.
|The Auckland Writers Festival was amazing! |
There was a record-breaking attendance of 50,000 - the equivalent of an All Black test!!! We are still on a high.A M Homes in our bookshopA M Homes popped into the shop during her few days in Auckland and she was charming - you'd never know she writes such black humour.
Her session at the festival was wonderful - we have plenty of stock of May We Be Forgiven in the shop, as well as her other titles, AND they are signed!
Carole, Tanya, Mary-Liz & Patricia!
Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
News from The Women's Bookshop
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