Literary News and Bookish Potpourri — June 7, 2013

Vic Books News

VicBooks-circle-blue for blogWe’re pleased as punch to announce that we have been Conscious Consumers accredited and have been awarded the following badges: Composting, Eco-packaging, Organic, Recycling and Fair trade. Thanks to our many awesome suppliers like Peoples Coffee, Zany Zeus organic milk, Trade Aid, The Cocoa PressAll Good Bananas and Karma Cola to name but a few who helped us get there.

Awards and Honours

book-icon-smallestMay We Be ForgivenMay We Be Forgiven Wins 2013 Women’s Prize for Fiction

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book-icon-smallestLisa O’Donnell Wins 2013 Commonwealth Book Prize

book-icon-smallestalbert wendtAlbert Wendt awarded with Member of the Order of New Zealand

book-icon-smallestcraig potton publishingCraig Potton also Honoured with Member of the Order of New Zealand

book-icon-smallesthippocrates prizeNZ Poet Shares Major International Poetry Award

book-icon-smallestlianza2013 LIANZA Children’s Book Award Finalists

book-icon-smallestMan Booker PrizeLydia Davis Wins 2013 Man Booker International Prize

book-icon-smallestnebula awards2012 Nebula Award Winners Announced

book-icon-smallestcommonwealth prize logoNew Zealander Wins 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize: Pacific

book-icon-smallestCZECH-ISRAEL-LITERATUR-OZ-FILESAmos Oz wins Kafka Prize

book-icon-smallestformer peopleFormer People Wins First Pushkin House Russian Book Prize

Recent Reviews of NZ Books on the Web

book-icon-smallestglass wingsTwo Poetry Reviews by Siobhan Harvey

(via Beattie’s Book Blog)


book-icon-smallestThe Baker’s Thumbprint Reviewed by Sarah Jane Barnett

(via The Bookseller’s New Zealand blog)

book-icon-smallesttwo girls in a boatTwo Girls in a Boat Reviewed by Gillian Torckler

(via The Bookseller’s New Zealand blog)

book-icon-smallestfighting_to_chooseFighting to Choose Reviewed by Nikki Whyte

(via The Bookseller’s New Zealand blog)

book-icon-smallestin the memorial roomIn the Memorial Room Reviewed by Gordon McLauchlan

(via Beattie’s Book Blog)

book-icon-smallestforagers_treasuryA Forager’s Treasury Reviewed by Anna Butterfield

(via The Bookseller’s New Zealand blog)


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