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Joy Cowley

08 November

Read Joy Cowley's Book Council lecture The Power of Story

The NZ Book Council were honoured to host their annual lecture at Te Marae, Te Papa in early October. The Power...

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26 October

Book-lover turns her library into art

Book-lover, Elizabeth Sagan, turns her library into art and her creations are absolutely amazing. Check out her art works...

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Anna Burns

17 October

2018 Man Booker prize winner

Anna Burns wins Man Booker prize for 'incredibly original' book Milkman. Anna Burns has become the first Northern Irish author to...

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02 October

125th anniversary of women's suffrage in New Zealand

2018 marks the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand.  On 19 September 1893 the Electoral Act 1893 was...

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Movie reel

26 September

Movies based on books - take the quiz!

Test your knowledge to see which of these movies came from books. Click here to take the quiz.

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