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Author Talk | Alie Benge and Gráinne Patterson on Otherhood
Tuesday 21st May, 12.30pm-1.15pm, in-store
Unity Books Wellington welcomes you to join us for a lunchtime conversation about the newly released collection of essays, Otherhood: Essays About Being Childless, Childfree & Child Adjacent, edited by Alie Benge, Lil O’Brien and Kathryn Van Beek, published by Massey University Press. Unity bookseller, Kate McDonald will be chatting with Alie Benge and contributing author Gráinne Patterson. All welcome.
Author Talk | Jan Kemp & Harry Ricketts – “‘Trajectories – Living elsewhere / living here’
Wednesday 22nd May, 12.30pm-1.15pm, in-store
Germany based NZ poet/memoirist/short fiction writer Jan Kemp & Wellington based scholar/poet/memoirist Harry Ricketts talk about their first meeting in Hong Kong 40 years ago and take it from there to read excerpts from their poems, memoirs & other books. All welcome.
Author Talk | Alie Benge & Lynn Davidson
Thursday 23rd May, 12.30pm-1.15pm, in-store
Please join us for this seated lunchtime event in the shop. Lynn Davidson (Do You Still Have Time for Chaos?) and Alie Benge (Ithaca), the authors of two fantastic new memoirs, will be in conversation with author Chris Price about their work and writing lives. All welcome.
Book Launch | Max by Avi Duckor-Jones
Tuesday 28th May, from 6pm, in-store
You’re all warmly welcomed to join us in the shop to celebrate the launch of Max by Avi Duckor-Jones, published by Affirm Press. “Max is a vivid and insightful coming-of-age novel about the ways we weave the threads of our adolescent identities into a cohesive adult self.” Avi will be book signing. All welcome.
Book Launch | AUP New Poets 10
Wednesday 29th May, from 6pm, in-store
Auckland University Press and Unity Books Wellington invite you to celebrate the launch of AUP New Poets 10, featuring Tessa Keenan, romesh dissanayake and Sadie Lawrence. Looking out from today at a landscape peopled with her tūpuna, Tessa Keenan (Te Ātiawa) writes poems filled with quiet rage and remarkable lyricism. Meanwhile romesh dissanayake plays with language to explore food, family and edgy romance, from post-war Sri Lanka to Aotearoa. And, at just 20, Sadie Lawrence reveals the excitement and anguish of being young in a complicated world. All welcome.
Unity Book Club | Ash by Louise Wallace
Thursday 30th May, from 6.30pm, in-store, ticketed
Join Unity booksellers, Melissa and Eden to chat about Ash by Louise Wallace. We have limited tickets available so grab a ticket sooner rather then later and tell your friends and whānau. Drinks and snacks provided. Find more information and ticketing at the event page.
Book Launch | Gracehopper by Mandy Hager
Tuesday 4th June, from 6pm, in-store
Join us in the shop to celebrate the launch of Gracehopper by Mandy Hager, published by One Tree House. To be launched by Linda Niccol. 18-year-old Grace’s whole life has been impacted by the fallout of the 1999 Jiri earthquake in Taiwan. A story of love, loss, friendship, countering differences, the search for a unique identity and the many faces of resilience. All welcome!
Book Launch | Energy by Lisa O’Neill
Thursday 6th June, from 6pm, in-store
Major Street Publishing & Unity Books warmly welcome you to join us for the launch of Energy: Get it. Guard it. Give it. by Lisa O’Neill. Lisa is a keynote speaker who delivers powerful messages laced with honesty and humour. All welcome!
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