Ladies' Litera-Tea on sale NOW

Sunday 4 November 1pm - 5.30 at Raye Freedman Arts Centre, Epsom Girls

Purchase online, by email, by phone or come into the bookshop.


Grab your diary – you’re invited to these exciting literary events:

Book ChatBOOK CHAT - Books Are Back!

Do you read print books or E-books? Does the medium affect the content & the reading experience? Is the printed book staging a comeback? Share your views over a glass of wine.

Thursday 25 October 6-8pm in the bookshop

Book Chat is held on the 4th Thursday of every month



NZ Bookshop Day


Join us for fun & celebrations – give-aways, a woman artist painting our window, a polling booth on the pavement (WIN $500 Book Tokens by voting for your favourite book from the Bestseller List), have TEA & BIKKIES at 2pm with ‘the gals’ from The Spinoff’s ‘On The Rag’

Saturday 27 October all day in the bookshop (10am -5pm) 


FlourishFlourish: New Zealand Women & Their Extraordinary Gardens Barb Rogers & Juliet Nicholas

A stunning range of NZ gardens, some famous, some previously undiscovered, all developed by passionate women into living works of art.

Thursday 1 November 6pm in the shop


Three NZ Poets - Makaro Press Hoopla Series

Described by Siobhan Harvey as “Suave new kid on the boutique publishing block” Markaro Press’s Hoopla Series presents its 2018 offering of 3 new poetry collections by women:

This Thin Now by Jo Thorpe

Her Limitless Her by Reihana Robinson

Over There a Mountain by Elizabeth Welsh

Join publisher Mary Mccallum and the 3 poets in celebration

Saturday 3 November 5pm-6.30 in the bookshop


Ladies' Litera-Tea Sunday 4 Nov. 1pm-5.30 - see above 


The Writing LifeThe Writing Life: Twelve New Zealand Authors – Deborah Shepard

Candid conversations with 12 writers who helped shape New Zealand literature: Patricia Grace, Tessa Duder, Owen Marshall, Philip Temple, David Hill, Joy Cowley, Vincent O’Sullivan, Albert Wendt, Marilyn Duckworth, Chris Else, Fiona Kidman & Witi Ihimaera

Tuesday 6 November 6pm, Whare Wananga, Level 2, Auckland Central Library, Lorne St



GrandzillaGrandzilla: A Novel  by Lisa Williams

Not every grandma is a sweet little old lady! A lively, political, engaging novel set in Cold War West Berlin in the 1960s & contemporary America – from our own local Lisa Willams

Wednesday 7 November 6pm in the bookshop


Clementine FordClementine Ford - An Event with The Women's Centre

Clementine Ford will discuss her incendiary new book, Boys Will Be Boys answering the question most often asked of her: "How do I raise my son to respect women and give them equal space in the world? How do I make sure he's a supporter and not a perpetrator?'

Tuesday 27 November 7pm at Freeman's Bay Community Hall, 52 Hepburn Street

Tickets can be purchased from The Women's Centre  or ring 376 3227 ext 0,  Mon-Fri,  9am–4pm

More details here