New Zealand’s sexiest book cover?
When it comes to fleshy delights, I do recommend this cover for A Breed of women Dame Fiona Kidman. A perfect breast, a curlicued font and a glimpse of New Zealand heritage-esque landscape gets a Phwwoar! from me.
But I do have a major hankering for old illustrated covers like these two beauties:
What’s your desert island Kiwi classic read, and why?
Dang it, how do you ever decide? We have compiled a list of favourite NZ books. It has a good range of kids, fiction and non-fiction. Emma of BooksellersNZ has done a post on great NZ books.
The Edmonds cookbook might be annoyingly teasing in a desert environment, so I am plumping for Secrets and Treasures: Our Stories Told through the Objects at Archives New Zealand by Ray Waru. I could happily dip in and out of this beautifully illustrated tome for years.
More NZ Book Month Q&As
- New Zealand Book Month events and information
- In 2012 I lavished my NZ Book Month love on New Zealand poets, bloggers, and comics/graphic novels.
- Back in 2009 it was all about Bookman Beattie, New Zealand art and some awesome comments from blog readers.