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Book review: The Last Word

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Book review: The Last WordHanif Kureishi fills his pages with literary quips, bon mots and mal mots. Photo / Sarah Lee

Consider being commissioned and hard-pressed to write the biography of an old, famous, living author. Then imagine how much more difficult it would be if the manipulative subject wants the work to confirm his legacy and status; his young, controlling wife

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Ben Atkins: One night out sleuthing

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Fledgling Auckland writer Ben Atkins talks to Craig Sisterson about the crime novel he has been working on since he was 15.
Ben Atkins: One night out sleuthingAuckland University student of film and politics Ben Atkins. Photo / Chris Loufte

Bizarrely extreme. These are the words that spring to 20-year-old novelist Ben Atkins' mind when he ponders the Prohibition era compared to his

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Karl Ove Knausgaard: A writer's life

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It’s raw, relentless and, at an epic 3500 pages, a best-selling literary phenomenon. But the brutal honesty of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle has shocked many — and alienated half of his family, writes Hermione Hoby.
Karl Ove Knausgaard: A writer's lifeNorwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard. Photo / Getty Images

When Karl Ove Knausgaard began writing the books that have already made

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Book review: Hard hearts sure to break

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Nicky Pellegrino finds the powerful prose in this tragic saga spellbinding.
Book review: Hard hearts sure to breakKaren Joy Fowler has a surprise in store for you.

When I review a book I'm always careful not to give away the ending. The tricky thing about Karen Joy Fowler's brilliant new novel, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves (Serpent's Tail), is that the beginning of the story

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Luminaries picked for another international prize

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Luminaries picked for another international prizeThe Luminaries on display at Whitcoulls. Photo / NZ Herald

The Luminaries author and Man Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton has more plaudits in sight after being longlisted for the international Women's Prize for Fiction.

The former Christchurch woman won the Booker prize - the biggest literary prize in the world - last year for her novel The

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