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NZ political pundits clueless on McCain Trump stoush

If there is one thing that reminds you of NZ’s island and isolated state in world affairs its local reporting on US politics, and this was never more evident than in the local media’s commentary on the Trump McCain disagreement. 913 more words

NZ Politics

Guest blogger Lisa Gornick: Is my book a novel?

By Lisa Gornick

This essay was originally published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux as part of their Work in Progress website and is published here with their permission. 1,275 more words

Authors As Guest Bloggers

All the way there

How do we come to write what we write? It’s a different question from “why”. It’s not so much a matter of reasons and motives, as of the road that lead to a particular book (or play, or story…) meant as a set of thematic, narrative and stylistic choices. 77 more words


Tour de France in numbers

CYCLING – On 4 July, the Tour de France will start in Utrecht. Excluding France, Netherlands are the country with most Tour starts – six, including 2015. 268 more words


Dwars door Vlaanderen 2015 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

We’re now firmly in classics season after Milan – San Remo last weekend. Dwars door Vlaanderen is the start of ‘Flanders week’ which sees 4 top quality races in a short space of time. 294 more words


Publishing Legend Jonathan Galassi Makes His Debut as a Novelist

“This is a love story,” the preface of Jonathan Galassi’s first novel explains. “It’s about the good old days, when men were men and women were women and books were books, with glued or even sewn bindings, cloth or paper covers, with beautiful or not-so-beautiful jackets and a musty, dusty, wonderful smell…” 1,075 more words