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Big fiction, a new Ottolenghi – it's beginning to feel worryingly like Christmas.
The Spinoff Review of Books ⚖️-October 15, 2021
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This might be the Rooneyist list in Spinoff history.
The Spinoff Review of Books ⚖️-October 1, 2021
A gnawing, scuttling chapter of Aotearoa's natural history.
Carolyn M. King Guest writer-September 28, 2021
This is what happens when a natural storyteller writes a memoir.
Sam Brooks Staff Feature Writer-September 27, 2021
Writers don't ask for much, but we do need a fairer system.
Mandy Hager Guest writer-September 26, 2021
A new poem from Christchurch poet Erik Kennedy.
Erik Kennedy Guest writer-September 24, 2021
She's fashionably late and even hotter than expected.
The Spinoff Review of Books ⚖️-September 24, 2021
For kids to thrive at school they have to be engaged – and so do teachers.
Linda Burgess Contributing writer-September 23, 2021
Hilz Baz read Jane Austen to the nation and it was glorious.
Pam Jones Guest writer-September 22, 2021
Hardly any New Zealand writers are on BookTok. Should they be?
Chloe Gong Guest writer-September 21, 2021
When I read something that fully engages me, I experience a feeling of completion, as if reading has achieved, for a potent instant, what I am meant to be.
Lydia Wevers Guest writer-September 19, 2021
You can still get doughnuts and sex toys delivered. Why not books?
Nicola Legat Guest writer-September 18, 2021
Rooney was held up in transit – here's how fans filled the void.
The Spinoff Review of Books ⚖️-September 17, 2021
A new poem from Tāmaki Makaurau poet Jessie Puru.
Jessie Puru Guest writer-September 17, 2021
She's one of our finest poets – and her essays are breathtaking.
Catherine Woulfe Books editor-September 16, 2021
The NZ debut that's been snapped up at auction by publishers across the world.
Jean Sergent Contributing writer-September 14, 2021
Sam Brooks talks to the author of Instagram romance novella Blooming Desire about his work, and a fanfiction scholar about why so many of us want to read it.
Sam Brooks Staff Feature Writer-September 12, 2021