The Spinoff Review of Books

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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Books
Nov 28, 2018

The world’s first emoji book reviews (probably)

A round-up of 20 best-sellers this Christmas – featuring the world's first ever recorded use of emoji reviews.

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Books
Nov 23, 2018

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending November 23

Only 39 shopping days till Xmas! Get in early and peruse the week’s bestselling books at the Unity stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Nov 16, 2018

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending November 16

Only 39 shopping days till Xmas! Get in early and peruse the week’s bestselling books at the Unity stores in Willis St, Wellington, and High St, Auckland.

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Books
Nov 9, 2018

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending November 9

Only 46 shopping days till Xmas! Get in early and peruse the week’s bestselling books at the Unity stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Nov 7, 2018

The book reviewer who mistook a period for a head-cold

A New Zealand reviewer thought that a line in a new novel by acclaimed Irish writer Caoillin Hughes was about a "head-cold". She has helpfully pointed out it was a period.

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Books
Nov 6, 2018

The author with the best haircut in world literature has arrived in New Zealand

The star of Wellington's awesome LitCrawl event this weekend is poet Kaveh Akbar, who has a great haircut.

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Books
Nov 2, 2018

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending November 2

Only 53 shopping days till Xmas! Get in early and peruse the week’s bestt-selling books at the Unity stores in Willis St, Wellington, and High St, Auckland.

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Books
Oct 26, 2018

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending October 26

Only 60 shopping days till Xmas! Get in early and peruse the week’s biggest-selling books at the Unity stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Oct 19, 2018

Unity Books best-seller chart for the week ending October 19

Only 67 shopping days till Xmas! Get in early and peruse the week's biggest-selling books at the Unity stores in Willis St, Wellington, and High St, Auckland.

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Books
Oct 12, 2018

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending October 12

Books, books and more books. No captions because our esteemed Braunias, Steve Braunias is away this week, but still, here are the best-selling books from the Unity stores on Willis Street, Wellington and High Street, Auckland.

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Books
Oct 8, 2018

The Monday Excerpt: Mika stars in I Have Loved Me a Man

We could have chosen some text from the new biography of the phenomenal Mika but yeah nah let the pictures do the talking.

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Books
Oct 5, 2018

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending October 5

Only 81 shopping days till Xmas! Get in early and peruse the week's biggest-selling books at the Unity stores in Willis St, Wellington, and High St, Auckland.

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Books
Sep 28, 2018

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending September 28

The week's biggest-selling books at the Unity stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Sep 21, 2018

Unity Books best-seller chart for the week ending September 21

The week's best-selling books at the Unity stores in Willis St, Wellington, and High St, Auckland.

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Books
Sep 14, 2018

Unity Books best-seller chart for the week ending September 14

The week's biggest-selling books at the Unity stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Sep 12, 2018

Win 22 books in a massive giveaway via Going West literary festival!

Yes, exactly like the headline says, we're giving away a massive 22 books via this weekend's awesome Going West literary festival!!!

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Books
Sep 7, 2018

Unity Books best-seller chart for the week ending September 7

The week's biggest-selling books at the Unity stores in Willis St, Wellington, and High St, Auckland.

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Books
Aug 31, 2018

Unity Books best-seller chart for week ending August 31

The week's best-selling books at the Unity stores in High St, Auckland (which is opening a new children's bookstore right next door, this weekend, with prizes and balloons and saveloys; get along, take the kids!) and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Aug 24, 2018

Unity Books bestseller chart for week ending August 24

The week's bestselling books at the Unity stores in Willis St, Welllington, and High St, Auckland.

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Books
Aug 17, 2018

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending August 17

The week's bestselling books at the Unity stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Aug 10, 2018

Unity Books best-seller chart for the week ending August 10

The week's biggest selling books at the Unity stores in Willis St, Wellington, and Hight St, Auckland.

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Books
Aug 3, 2018

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending August 3

The week's biggest selling books at the Unity stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Jul 27, 2018

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending July 27

The week's bigget selling books at the Unity stores in Willis St, Wellington and High St, Auckland.

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