Month: September 2015

Shame on the high seas

The Catch, by Michael Field (Awa Press $40): The tagline on this book is “How fishing companies reinvented slavery and plunder the oceans”, and that’s exactly what it’s about. Michael Field has done an outstanding job outlining the disgraceful state…

Whimsical work a little gem

Edwin’s Egg and Other Poetic Novellas, by Cilla McQueen (Otago University Press, RRP $40): Former New Zealand Poet Laureate Cilla McQueen has produced a cute little collection of poetic novellas that will appeal to her existing fans and also provide a…

Tasty and healthy go hand-in-hand

Nadia Lim’s Good Food Cookbook, by Nadia Lim (Random House, RRP $50): Nadia Lim’s Good Food Cookbook is simple, easy and packed full of healthy and nutritious recipes to cater for everyone. As a dietician, you can trust Nadia to…