Welcome back to Papercuts, our new books podcast hosted by Louisa Kasza, Jenna Todd and Kiran Dass.
In this episode, we talk about why the new offshore GST changes are good for local bookstores, Louisa breaks down her latest Spinoff Books review, we celebrate 50 years of the NZ Book Awards with our recommendations of past winners, and we give some sweet tips for the Auckland Writers Festival, including the authors to see, what to wear to the Ockhams, where to eat in the city, and what not to do during Q&As. All of this with book banter in between.
Ockham Book Awards: 15th May
Auckland Writers Festival: 15th-20th May
Books mentioned in this podcast:
House of Impossible Beauties by Joseph Cassara
Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Plumb by Maurice Gee
Potiki by Patricia Grace
Civilisation by Steve Braunias
Too Much and Not the Mood by Durga Chew-Bose
Afterglow by Eileen Myles
Ponti by Sharlene Teo
My Struggle by Karl Ove Knaussgard
All available at Unity Books
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