Papercuts #10: Cutting to the ChasePapercuts is here for your February book news and recommendations. We chat about The Ockhams longlist,Jacqui Sturm, dear Peter Wells and Ashleigh Young. As well as your usual book reviews and a bonkers Who the Fuck I...

Papercuts: Cutting to the Chase

Papercuts #10: Cutting to the ChasePapercuts is here for your February book news and recommendations.
We chat about The Ockhams longlist,Jacqui Sturm, dear Peter Wells and Ashleigh Young.
As well as your usual book reviews and a bonkers Who the Fuck Is?, that could almost be a psychological thriller.
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Book News
– Ockham Longlist is out, check it out here! Shortlist is out March 6th http://www.nzbookawards.nz/new-zealand-book-awards/2019-awards/longlist/  
– James K Baxter week on The Spinoff. Our favourite piece is this one about Jacqui Sturm.
– RIP Peter Wells
– Ashleigh Young – is the new(ish) Spinoff poetry editor. Here’s her first column in Canvas.

 

Unity Book of the Month 

In Extremis: The Life of War Correspondent Marie ColvinLindsey HilsumVintage, 2018Written by fellow foreign correspondent Lindsey Hilsum, this is the story of the most daring war reporter of her age. Drawing on unpublished diaries and notebooks, and interviews with Marie’s friends, family and colleagues, In Extremis is the story of our turbulent age, and the life of a woman who defied convention.Format: Hardback

Price: $55.00 
 

Book reviews

    LK: Women in the Field, One and Two / Thomasin SleighLawrence & Gibson, 2018

    JT: The Age of Light by Whitney Scharer – also mentions Never Anyone But You by Rupert Thompson

    KD: A Mistake – Carl Shuker (pub March 14)

 

Who the fuck is…

 
Not Books

    LK: Roma on Netflix

    JT: NARRATIVE MUSE – book and movie matcher is now launched

    KD: How to Fail pod by Elizabeth Day

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