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    Stephen King's most notorious small town gets bigger - and weirder

    Stephen King's most notorious small town gets bigger - and weirder


    Castle Rock could be any small, slightly rundown Maine locale. That is, until the intimidating towers and brick walls of Shawshank State Penitentiary emerge from a morning...

    Castle Rock could be any small, slightly rundown Maine locale. That is, until the intimidating towers and brick walls of Shawshank State Penitentiary emerge from a morning fog.
    New book gives Māui a Māori voice

    New book gives Māui a Māori voice


    Massey senior lecturer Dr Darryn Joseph explains how the Māori translation of How Māui Fished up the North Island came...

    Massey senior lecturer Dr Darryn Joseph explains how the Māori translation of How Māui Fished up the North Island came about.
    How I helped my son recover from meth addiction

    How I helped my son recover from meth addiction


    A new book about how to save a meth addict's life tells a compelling story of a mother's love. Virginia Winder talks to the author about the myth-busting, system-challenging Dancing on a Razor's...

    A new book about how to save a meth addict's life tells a compelling story of a mother's love. Virginia Winder talks to the author about the myth-busting, system-challenging Dancing on a Razor's Edge.
    Bob Woodward's book Fear: Trump in the White House released on Kindle

    Bob Woodward's book Fear: Trump in the White House released on Kindle


    Bob Woodward's book Fear: Trump in the White House may not be in bookshops just yet, but with the book in high demand one million copies have been printed in...

    Bob Woodward's book Fear: Trump in the White House may not be in bookshops just yet, but with the book in high demand one million copies have been printed in advance. 
    Falling in love with the little bookshop that could

    Falling in love with the little bookshop that could


    OPINION: The little bookshop in Church St, Nelson has no John Grisham, no Dan Brown, no Annabel Langbein, no life-size cut-outs of sport stars or TV celebrities propped in its doorway, no magazines, no greeting cards, no adult colouring books, no...

    OPINION: The little bookshop in Church St, Nelson has no John Grisham, no Dan Brown, no Annabel Langbein, no life-size cut-outs of sport stars or TV celebrities propped in its doorway, no magazines, no greeting cards, no adult colouring books, no balloons, no Father's Day Specials.
    Manawatū Writers' Festival Māori programme organiser pulled out four months ago

    Manawatū Writers' Festival Māori programme organiser pulled out four months ago


    The ManawatÅ« Writers' Festival organisers were left red-faced after the collapse of its Māori programme, but the Māori organiser who pulled out thought she'd given them enough time to salvage...

    The ManawatÅ« Writers' Festival organisers were left red-faced after the collapse of its Māori programme, but the Māori organiser who pulled out thought she'd given them enough time to salvage things.
    Hate is the name of the game in Trump World, Bob Woodward's new book reveals

    Hate is the name of the game in Trump World, Bob Woodward's new book reveals


    OPINION: The Washington Post's Bob Woodward will soon release a book entitled Fear about the Donald Trump presidency, and we're getting our first reports on what it contains. Like so many insider accounts of this White House, Fear manages to...


    OPINION: The Washington Post's Bob Woodward will soon release a book entitled Fear about the Donald Trump presidency, and we're getting our first reports on what it contains. Like so many insider accounts of this White House, Fear manages to simultaneously shock and confirm, though with the craziness turned up to 11.
    Manawatū Writers' Festival to proceed without Māori content

    Manawatū Writers' Festival to proceed without Māori content


    The Māori portion of the Manawatū Writers' Festival has collapsed on the eve of the event, leaving organisers...

    The Māori portion of the Manawatū Writers' Festival has collapsed on the eve of the event, leaving organisers red-faced.