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Inside: a peek at what you'll be reading on Boxing Day, probably.
The Spinoff Review of Books ⚖️-November 27, 2020
Promises, promises: Barack Obama's new memoir, reviewed
05:00, 26 Nov.
15:00, 23 Nov.
10:07, 22 Nov.
09:47, 20 Nov.
04:53, 20 Nov.
10:00, 19 Nov.
21:00, 18 Nov.
10:26, 17 Nov.
12:14, 14 Nov.
14:51, 13 Nov.
A new poem from Auckland poet Andrea Malcolm.
Andrea Malcolm Guest writer-November 13, 2020
No Filter, a superb new book chronicling Instagram’s rise, reveals more about the pathology of Mark Zuckerberg than anything else.
Duncan Greive Managing Editor-November 12, 2020
This cookbook is a gift to every young chef in Aotearoa.
Te Tangaroa Turnbull Guest writer-November 11, 2020
A tectonically moving piece of writing about dementia, and what remains.
Tracey Slaughter Guest writer-November 7, 2020
A new poem by Greek-New Zealand poet and translator Vana Manasiadis.
Vana Manasiadis Guest writer-November 6, 2020
Delighted to see Wellington's number one this week – it's been on the charts since March, just about, and is finally sitting pretty.
The Spinoff Review of Books ⚖️-November 6, 2020
A plea for information about one of our pioneer feminists, who secretly wrote pamphlets and articles arguing for equality in the law.
Hamish Dingwall Guest writer-November 6, 2020
Owen Marshall writes about 40 years of friendship with Brian Turner and Grahame Sydney.
Owen Marshall Guest writer-November 3, 2020
We're in for a dreadfully hot and sticky summer – and that's just the start.
Josh Drummond Guest writer-November 1, 2020
Having started the pandemic storyline, God, or perhaps the scriptwriters working on the world’s stories, have lost the plot.
Linda Burgess Contributing writer-November 1, 2020
Why we still need novels about the Nazis.
Elizabeth Heritage Guest writer-October 31, 2020
Sure, you could go and play outside. Or you could snuggle up with a stack of books.
The Spinoff Review of Books ⚖️-October 30, 2020
Weird old list this week, featuring Sally Rooney (once), K-pop (once), and moles (twice).
A new poem from Auckland poet Lily Holloway.
Lily Holloway Guest writer-October 30, 2020
A writer imagines what life – and the planet – is like many decades down the track.
Miriam Lancewood Guest writer-October 29, 2020
Bearing witness to the end of the world – or at least the end of the one we know.
Laura Jean McKay Guest writer-October 27, 2020