Books of the Week: Woke fiction
Alec Redvers-Hill reviews two novels by Wellington writers who deliver heavy-handed social messages.
A poem for .. James Shaw
New Zealand’s unofficial poet laureate Victor Billot pens topical verse every Sunday. This week: the co-leader of the Green Party
Short story: The cure for disappointment
“Chen’s chest felt tight with anxiety. His wife ordered tripe and chicken feet in Cantonese, ate with gusto”: a short story about an inter-racial marriage by Himali McInnes
This week’s best-selling books
This week’s biggest-selling New Zealand books, as recorded by the Nielsen BookScan New Zealand bestseller list and described by Steve Braunias