John Summers gets to grips with one of the year's most popular books, a self-help guide to feeling good, deciding what's really important in your life, and "banging blondes": The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck.
John Summers, 2017 winner of the Surrey Hotel Steve Braunias Memorial Writers Residency In Association With The Spinoff Award, presents his diary of his prize experience.
In the latest of our occasional series of essays which investigate whether literature exists in the provinces, John Summers looks for clues in Greytown in the Wairarapa.
Been outside the house this summer? Actually done one of the Great Walks? John Summers reviews a new book which ponders the nature of the hike, the tramp, the trail.
Creative non-fiction writer John Summers recalls a road trip to Nelson punctuated by Antiques Roadshow, the cozy, dozy series that knows no end.
Creedence Clearwater Revival made music 'as contrived as the weather', and the band's guiding light, and disciplined perfectionist, was singer John Forgerty. He looks back on his career in rock in a new memoir.