Thursday, February 22, 2024

Up Jumped the Devil, The Real Life Of Robert Johnson: Book Review

Up Jumped the Devil, The Real Life Of Robert Johnson Bruce Conforth and Gayle Dean Wardlow, Chicago Review Press 2019 This is the book that many...

Women Changing the World Heads Up Writers and Readers Festival Programme

Women Changing the World, a fast-paced, funny and fascinating series of talks from women doing their part to effect change in the world will...

Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains – V&A Publications

The Exhibition Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains is an immersive journey through the world of Pink Floyd.  As with most shows at the Victoria &Albert...

Good Vibrations – My Life As A Beach Boy – Mike Love (Book Review)

Mike Love tells his own jaundiced version of his legendary, raucous, and ultimately triumphant five-decade career as the front man of The Beach Boys,...

Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World – Billy Bragg (Faber)

Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World - by Billy Bragg / Faber and Faber $45 Told with joyous vigour, this book tells...

Listen To Nicky Hager & Jon Stephenson’s Press Conference

Under an almost complete cloak of silence investigative reporter Nicky Hager and war correspondent Jon Stephenson launched a new book last night that claims...

Goneville – Nick Bollinger (AWA Press)

  There are plenty of books available for the discerning music fan this time of year including new tomes by Robbie Robertson, Bruce Springsteen and...

Grant & I, Inside And Outside The Go-Betweens: Robert Forster (Penguin)

  Anyone interested in The Go-Betweens was probably uplifted by the wave of interest generated by co-founder Robert Forster’s recent NZ appearances and the publication...

Don’t Dream It’s Over: Reimagining Journalism in Aotearoa New Zealand (Book Launch)

The 13th Floor's Tim Gruar covered the launch of the book Don’t Dream It’s Over: Reimagining Journalism in Aotearoa New Zealand. Here is his report: Thursday...

Sentinel (Book 1 of the ‘Sentinel’ Trilogy) (Book Review)

Our film critic Sarah McMullan does more than just sitting around watching films...she can read, too! Here she is with a review of Sentinel (Book...