The Spinoff Review of Books

Books
Apr 3, 2020

The Unity Books chart for the strange week ending April 3: The wild west

In this week's lockdown edition of the books chart, Unity staff select their top 10 westerns.

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Books
Mar 29, 2020

No shops, no launches – but the NZ book scene is finding new ways to reach people under lockdown

Books editor Catherine Woulfe with an energising walk round the block of NZ books in the first week of lockdown under Covid-19.

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Books
Mar 27, 2020

The Unity Books chart for the strange week ending 27 March: cookbooks

A selection of favourite cookbooks to plug the hole where the bestseller lists used to be. 

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Books
Mar 20, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending 20 March

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending 20 March, plus a note on how best to clean books, by Siouxsie Wiles.

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Books
Mar 13, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending March 13

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Mar 6, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending March 6

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Mar 2, 2020

The Unity children’s bestseller chart for the month of February

What’s the best way to get adults reading? Get them reading when they’re children – and there’s no better place to start than the Unity Children’s Bestseller Chart.

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Books
Feb 28, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending February 28

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Feb 21, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending 21 February

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Feb 14, 2020

Unity Books bestseller list for the week ending February 14

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Feb 7, 2020

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending February 7

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Feb 1, 2020

The Unity children’s bestseller chart for the month of January

What’s the best way to get adults reading? Get them reading when they’re children – and there’s no better place to start than the Unity Children’s Bestseller Chart.

Read on.

Books
Jan 31, 2020

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending January 31

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington. 

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Books
Jan 24, 2020

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending January 24

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Jan 17, 2020

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending January 17

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Dec 30, 2019

What you bought in 2019: Unity’s best-selling books of the year

What sold its socks off at Unity Books this year: top 10 lists for Wellington, Auckland, and children.

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Books
Dec 20, 2019

The 10 best New Zealand poetry collections of 2019

Our pick of poetry titles this year.

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Books
Dec 20, 2019

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending December 20

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Dec 16, 2019

The 10 best New Zealand fiction books of 2019

These are the books that moved us and that we are giving for Christmas, smug with the certainty that they're absolutely kick-ass.

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Books
Dec 14, 2019

The 10 best New Zealand non-fiction books of 2019

The best local nonfiction of the year, according to a congregation of great writerly minds.

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Books
Dec 13, 2019

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending December 13

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington. 

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Books
Dec 6, 2019

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending December 6

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington. 

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Books
Nov 30, 2019

The Unity children’s bestseller chart for the month of November

Sitting astride the charts are the Northern Lights boy and the northern bright girl.

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Books
Nov 29, 2019

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending November 29

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Nov 22, 2019

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending November 22

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Nov 15, 2019

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending November 15

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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