Wellington’s Booksellers Since 1967

THIS WEEKEND
Join Unity Books at the Aotearoa Festival of the Arts Writers held at The Embassy, Wellington.
From Friday to Sunday, reflect, celebrate, and question all things books with writers from Aotearoa and around the world.
Unity Books will be there with a festival shop – we look forward to seeing you!

AOTEAROA FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS WRITERS

Bringing writers to Pōneke from Aotearoa and around the world to reflect, celebrate, and question all things books. Browse the events and book your tickets at the Festival website.

UNITY BOOKS - OFFICIAL BOOKSELLER

Visit Unity Books on Willis Street to purchase copies of the festival authors’ books, or browse on our site. And come up to our festival shop at the Embassy during the festival’s writers programme.

Book Launch | Do You Still Have Time for Chaos by Lynn Davidson
Tuesday 13th February from 6pm, in-store

Te Herenga Waka University Press and Unity Books Wellington welcome you to the launch of Lynn Davidson‘s new memoir, Do You Still Have Time for Chaos? Her late-life decision to leave Aotearoa New Zealand to build a life in Scotland is a love letter to the literature of both countries. The book will be launched by Lynn Jenner.

Book Launch | kitten by Olive Nuttall
Tuesday 20th February from 6pm, in-store

Te Herenga Waka University Press and Unity Books Wellington invite you to launch of kitten, the debut novel by Olive Nuttall. Often wildly funny, and with a tender, matter-of-fact closeness, kitten has the wisdom that nothing in life is straightforwardly good or bad. Launched by Always Becominging, author of I Am a Human Being.

Book Launch | The Grimmelings by Rachael King
Thursday 22nd February from 6pm, in-store

Come and join Rachael King and Unity Books for the launch of Rachael King‘s new middle grade novel, The Grimmelings. Don’t miss the celebration of this spellbinding fantasy adventure of loyalty, courage, and being careful what you wish for . . . Sure to be a new NZ classic! Launched by Elizabeth Knox.

Author Talk | Let it Rain E UA TE AU Tukuna ki Te Mārama ed. by Antonella Sarti Evans & Maringkura Mary Campbell
Wednesday 28th February 12.30-1.15pm, in-store

Join us in the shop to celebrate the release of the new poetry collection, Let it Rain. The editors will speaking about the making of this collection and poetry readings will be shared by Apirana Taylor and Pier Vivienne Plumb. All welcome!

Unity Book Club | Bird Life by Anna Smaill
Thursday 29th February 6.30pm, in-store

Unity booksellers Melissa and Eden will be hosting our monthly book club where the February chat will be about Anna Smaill’s recent novel Bird Life, a lyrical and ambitious exploration of madness and what it is like to experience the world differently. Refreshments provided. Tickets from Humanitix.

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