An audience with Xinran, Helen MacDonald, and Carol Ann Duffy; plus, final thoughts on the Auckland Writers Festival.
The Auckland Writers Festival refracted through a dialogue with Haruki Murakami interviewer John Freeman.
Auckland Writers Festival guests David Mitchell, Morris Gleitzman, Tim Winton, and Carol Ann Duffy offer a salient reminder of how writing gives us hope.
At this year’s Auckland Writers Festival, the glass was not just half-full, but brimming, overflowing.
Haruki Murakami talks cats, enemies, and his subconscious at the Auckland Writers Festival.
An Auckland Writers Festival 2015 preview, with selected highlights by our editors and contributors.
Notes on Irvine Welsh, A.M. Homes, Eimear McBride, Alice Walker, Eleanor Catton, and other luminaries at the Auckland Writers Festival.
Sessions on North Korea, fascist Italy, and the Arab world compelled at this year’s Auckland Writers Festival.
The acclaimed writer and scholar of religions on comedy, Iranian cinema, and the problem with fundamentalists.
Irish writer and Goldsmiths Prize recipient Eimear McBride on her debut novel, A Girl is a Half Formed Thing.
One of rock‘n’roll’s great journalists on Leonard Cohen, Johnny Cash, Lou Reed, and Bob Johnston.
Highlights from this year’s Auckland Writers & Readers Festival.
The brave author of The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin tells ALEXANDER BISLEY why she decided on Sunday to leave Russia.
An interview with English novelist and Auckland Writers & Readers Festival guest Scarlett Thomas.
James McNeish’s self-portrait, hymn to a vanishing New Zealand, and record of a varied cast of influential people.
Ahead of the Auckland Writers & Readers Festival, Shehan Karunatilaka reveals the backstory to his award-winning Chinaman: The Legend of Pradeep Matthew.
Highlights from The Lumière Reader’s past coverage of writers speaking at the forthcoming Auckland Writers & Readers Festival.
Thoughts on Sylvie Simmons and music journalism ahead of the Leonard Cohen biographer’s trip to New Zealand in May.
Canterbury writers share their memories and express their hopes for Christchurch at the Auckland Writers & Readers Festival.
At the Auckland Writers & Readers Festival: Fatima Bhutto on Songs of Blood and Sword