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Donovan Bixley Wins

Upstart author Donovan Bixley won the Russell Clark Award for Best Illustrated Book at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults this week

Upstart Press wins at Paper Plus

Upstart Press wins at Paper Plus

Will the physical book ever die?

Mark Sainsbury talks with Kevin Chapman from publisher Upstart to discuss the rise of e-books and the end of the physical book.

Writers, Publishers and the Productivity Commission on Books and Arts

Productivity Commission recommendations will allow the bulk importation of cheap books; how will that impact on writers and publishers?

Cross Sports Book Awards
Recognise Kiwis

Kiwi rugby player’s debut novel lines up against Pulitzer winner for prestige award.

Dan Carter: New Zealand’s Biggest Selling Book of 2015

Nielsen Bookscan has published the top selling books for New Zealand in 2015

Dan Carter: Media Coverage

Here’s a round-up of some of the media coverage for Dan Carter’s biography. Catch up on any interviews you missed here…

Dan Carter: Signings & Events

Dan Carter : My Story is the most eagerly awaited sports biography in years. Dan will be doing a limited number of book signings. Find out if there's one near you.

TRUST NO ONE – Reviewed by Mark McGinn

Some crime novels leave us with the main character in our heads long after we've finished the story. Jerry Grey, in TRUST NO ONE, is one of those characters.

Winner of Pussycat Pussycat Raffle

Baby Caleb is all smiles after winning the Upstart Press raffle at the 2015 Auckland Baby Show in August!