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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
A new poem from New York-based New Zealand poet Gus Goldsack.
Gus Goldsack Guest writer-September 10, 2021
In which Wellingtonians turn out for Sir Michael Cullen.
The Spinoff Review of Books ⚖️-September 10, 2021
This good boy belongs to us, obviously.
Catherine Woulfe Books editor-September 9, 2021
The books you snapped up in the first half of the month, before lockdown hit.
The Spinoff Review of Books ⚖️-September 7, 2021
There is still beauty in the world, insists Jordan Margetts – but Rooney seems unable to see it.
Jordan Margetts Guest writer-September 6, 2021
Happy birthday to the cutest wee bookstore in town.
The Spinoff Review of Books ⚖️-September 4, 2021
Welcome to the second edition of the lockdown charts. Well, this round of them anyway.
The Spinoff Review of Books ⚖️-September 3, 2021
A new poem from from Zoë Higgins.
Zoë Higgins Guest writer-September 3, 2021
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Catherine Woulfe Books editor-September 1, 2021
His memoir contains a lot more nuance than you'd expect.
Emma Espiner Guest writer-August 31, 2021
What does it feel like when you land a major book deal?
Alexander Stronach Guest writer-August 30, 2021
Presenting award-winning young poet Caitlin Jenkins and her poem, 'South'.
Caitlin Jenkins Guest writer-August 28, 2021
Walking and story are deeply linked, and both can jolt your perspective.
Alice Miller Guest writer-August 28, 2021
Book sales are on ice and so are our usual charts. However!
The Spinoff Review of Books ⚖️-August 27, 2021
A new poem by Wellington-based poet Caroline Shepherd.
Caroline.Shepherd Guest writer-August 27, 2021
The sexiest book in the high school library.
Megan Dunn Guest writer-August 24, 2021
A young family's harrowing journey to safety.
Abbas Nazari Guest writer-August 23, 2021
Acclaimed New Zealand hip-hop artist Louie Knuxx died of a heart attack in Melbourne on August 13.
Dominic Hoey Guest writer-August 22, 2021
'I believe very firmly in the view that all human beings are essentially equal. The word essentially is important.'
Michael Cullen Labour Saving: A Memoir-August 21, 2021