Sunday 15 September saw the end of Mr Tang Yu-Shiun's Art of Calligraphy Exhibition. The exhibition finished with an excellent seminar, where Mr Tang's wife Gladys gave an overview of the exhibition, and featured a variety of dance and musical performances.
The Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel was founded in 2010, and is awarded for the best mystery, crime, or thriller novel written by a New Zealander (citizen or resident) published during the previous year. The award branched out to include two different categories a number of years later; the Ngaio Marsh Award for First Novel started in 2016, followed by the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Non Fiction in 2017.
Medical doctor, sportsman, world traveller, and creator of the world's most well known fictional detective. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle died 89 years ago.
It's NZ Music Month, so celebrate than with music-themed reading and listening - Renee suggests large print and audiobooks that somehow link to music.
Renee reviews Wakenhyrst by Michelle Paver. "Wakenhyrst is a great read, superbly written, with captivating and complex characters. This is a mystery that has you darting to the next page."