"I find writing novels a challenge, writing stories a joy. If writing novels is like planting a forest, then writing short stories is more like planting a garden." Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to ... read more
Reading this collection of short stories is like watching a movie through a smeared lens, or like trying to listen to a conversation on the other side of a double-glazed window but being able to catch only fragments because there’s a pa... read more
The Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize: The Wish Child by Catherine Chidgey
Royal Society Te Aparangi Award for General Non-Fiction: Can You Tolerate This? by Ashleigh Young
Illustrated Non-Fiction: A History of New Zealand Women by Barbara Brookes
Poetry: Fits & Starts by Andrew Johnston
Best First Book Awards:
Illustrated Non-Fiction: A Whakapapa of Tradition: 100 Years of Ngati Porou Carving, 1830-1930 by Ngarino Ellis
Poetry: Hera Lindsay Bird by Hera Lindsay Bird
General Non-Fiction: My Father's Island by Adam Dudding
Fiction: Black Ice Matter by Gina Cole
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