The Spinoff Review of Books

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Mar 22, 2019

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending March 22

The only published and available best-selling 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 18, 2019

'I keep walking': Eight poems

Poems by Louise Wallace, James Brown, Tofig Dankalay, Gregory Kan, Tusiata Avia, Qalina, Airini Beautrais, Selina Tusitala Marsh

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Books
Mar 15, 2019

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending March 15

The only published and available best-selling 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 13, 2019

10 surefire hits in the 2019 Auckland Writers Festival programme

The country's biggest literary festival has just launched its programme, and it's another very impressive lineup.

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Books
Mar 8, 2019

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending March 8

The only published and available best-selling 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, 2019

Announcing who made it onto the 2019 Ockham NZ Book Awards shortlist!

The clock has struck 5:00am – meaning the embargo on the 2019 Ockham New Zealand national book awards has been lifted, and the dear old Spinoff Review of Books is first in with the full list of who has made it.

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Books
Mar 1, 2019

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending March 1

The only published and available best-selling 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.

Read on.

Books
Feb 22, 2019

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending February 22

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

Read on.

Books
Feb 15, 2019

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending February 15

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

Read on.

Books
Feb 8, 2019

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending February 8

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

Read on.

Books
Feb 1, 2019

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending February 1

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

Read on.

Books
Jan 31, 2019

Fiona Kidman gets in the ring with Lloyd Jones for the heavyweight title fight: the 2019 Ockham longlist

The full list, with mild critique, of the 2019 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards longlist.

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Books
Jan 25, 2019

The return of the Unity Books bestseller chart

The only best-selling books chart published and available in New Zealand is the weekly top 10 chart recorded at Unity Books' stores in High St, Auckland and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Jan 22, 2019

Announcing a flash new writer’s residency exclusively for millennials

Young and emerging writers, rejoice! The dear old Spinoff Review of Books unveils a new writer-in-residence award – open only to those tender of age and prodigious of talent.

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Books
Dec 30, 2018

Summer Reissue: The 50 best New Zealand books of the past 50 years

To mark the 50th Ockham book awards earlier in the year, we asked 50 experts to name the very best local books published since 1968.

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Books
Dec 21, 2018

The bestselling books of 2018 at Unity, Wellington

The top ten best-sellers of 2018 at the Unity store in Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Dec 21, 2018

The best-selling kids books of 2018 at Little Unity

The top 10 best-sellers of the year at the Little Unity bookstore for kids in High St, Auckland.

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Books
Dec 21, 2018

The bestselling books of 2018 at Unity, Auckland

The top ten best-sellers of 2018 at the Unity store in High St, Auckland

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Books
Dec 14, 2018

Unity Books bestseller list at Christmas

The best-selling books this Christmas at the Unity stores in High St, Auckland and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Dec 13, 2018

Hear ye, hear ye: these are the 20 best novels of 2018

All week this week we present the best books of 2018. Today: the 20 best novels.

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Books
Dec 12, 2018

Absolute fact: These are the 20 best non-fiction books of 2018

All week this week we present the 20 best books of the year. Today: the 20 best books of non-fiction.

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Books
Dec 11, 2018

Official proclamation: The 20 best poetry books of 2018

All week this week we present the 20 best books of the year. Today: the 20 best collections of poetry.

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Books
Dec 10, 2018

Christmas shopping guide: the 20 best kids books of 2018

All week this week The Spinoff Review of Books presents the best books of the year. Today: the best 20 books for kids.

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Books
Dec 7, 2018

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending December 7

Only 18 shopping days till Xmas, for God's sake! Find what you're looking for by perusing the week's best-selling books at the Unity stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Dec 5, 2018

The 2018 Spinoff Review of Books Awards for New Zealand Literature

New Zealand literature! What is it, who reads it, and why does it exist? Some or none or all of these questions are about to be answered in the third annual Spinoff Review of Books literary awards.

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Books
Nov 30, 2018

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending November 30

Only 25 shopping days till Xmas! Prepare NOW by windowshopping the week’s bestselling books at the Unity stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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