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31 August 2023

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Four writers receive Copyright Licensing NZ/PEN NZ research grants x

In Aotearoa New Zealand, four writers have been awarded the NZ$5000 2023 Copyright Licensing New Zealand and New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa (PEN NZ) Research... Read more
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PRH half-year revenue up 9%

Penguin Random House’s (PRH) global revenue grew 9% in the six months to 30 June, compared to the same period last year. In its half-yearly results, parent company Bertelsmann reported... Read more
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Gunflower (Laura Jean McKay, Scribe) x

Laura Jean McKay’s Gunflower is a vivid and tantalising short story collection where animals are as seamlessly anthropomorphised as humans are animalised. McKay asks readers to suspend their narrative expectations and blurs... Read more
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Unfinished Woman

An unforgettable memoir from the author of the sensational international bestseller, Tracks. Robyn Davidson delves into her childhood and youth to uncover the forces that set her on her path,... Read more



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