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Meros offers tips to World's New Rich for Dating Westerners

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 5:30 pm | Lawrence and Gibson

Two years travelling back and forth across Asia proved one thing to Wellington author Richard Meros. These days, he realised, globalisation is on everybody’s lips. But have our considerations of world trade have focussed too much attention on goods ... More >>

Celebrity and reality are blurred in surreal debut novel

Monday, 24 February 2014, 2:20 pm | Lawrence and Gibson

Ad Lib, the debut novel from Wellingtonian Thomasin Sleigh, follows the surreal journey of Kyla Crane, who is convinced to star in a new reality TV series after the death of her mother, celebrity singer Carmen Crane. More >>

NZ novelist captures the subtleties of an indifferent Paris

Wednesday, 25 September 2013, 11:48 am | Lawrence and Gibson

During WWII German soldiers stationed in Paris complained that it did not live up to their expectations. Parisians made a simple reply: ‘you should have come here when you were not here’. More >>

“Survival Of The Friendliest” Serves Publishers Well

Friday, 16 November 2012, 11:46 am | Lawrence and Gibson

As the publishing industry continues to hit the e-Potholes of the digital age, Wellington publishing collective Lawrence & Gibson survive on the mutual aid and DIY policies that kiwis have embraced since Maui rowed his boat ashore. More >>

Wellington publisher undaunted by industry challenges

Friday, 2 November 2012, 3:41 pm | Lawrence and Gibson

With three new books being released on 15 November, Wellington’s Lawrence & Gibson thumb their noses at talks of the demise of the book. More >>

Is there a place for the Southern Man in today’s NZ?

Tuesday, 6 March 2012, 3:28 pm | Lawrence and Gibson

When Richard Meros salutes the Southern Man was first released in 2007 there was an expectation that a National government would save the habitat of this rare creature. One term into that National government there is even more despair: the Southern Man ... More >>

“Giant Slugs invade!” imagines Chicago novelist's NZ launch

Wednesday, 1 June 2011, 12:37 pm | Lawrence and Gibson

AD Jameson’s Giant Slugs , a largely silly, slightly filthy, pun-laden Epicurean retelling of the ages-old Epic of Gilgamesh , is to be released tomorrow by Lawrence & Gibson . More >>

.West Africa meets NZ in polyrhythmic arts extravaganza

Tuesday, 22 March 2011, 11:13 am | Lawrence and Gibson

The Lawrence and Gibson publishing collective have put together an eclectic evening of entertainment with the release of two new books, accompanied by a debut album for Thursday March 24th. More >>

Anti-Hero of 2008 Election Returns With New Book

Friday, 11 March 2011, 12:59 pm | Lawrence and Gibson

When Helen Clark failed to heed the logic of Meros’ On the conditions and possibilities of Helen Clark taking me as her Young Lover in 2008 she also lost the leadership of the nation. But Helen’s error does not stand alone. In 2008, according to Treasury, ... More >>

American Author Publishes a Parting Gift for NZ

Monday, 17 August 2009, 1:23 pm | Lawrence and Gibson

Having been given the stern word from the New Zealand Immigration Department, American writer William Dewey (Without a Soul to Move) plans to leave some of his writing for the people of Aotearoa. More >>

PM’s Suitor Shifts From Macro Affairs to Micro

Thursday, 28 August 2008, 10:48 am | Lawrence and Gibson

Love, they say, does not make the world go round. Therefore, in 2008, as debit recedes into credit, Richard Meros, author of “this decade's runaway underground publishing hit” (NZ Listener, August 2, 2008), is faced with issues more pressing than young ... More >>

Book Launch: Without a Soul to Move

Monday, 23 June 2008, 10:56 am | Lawrence and Gibson

Every year thousands of the world's youth pass through New Zealand as either backpackers, or as temporary workers. Of those adventurous thousand there are bound to be some who go on to acclaim or honours. William Dewey, author of the soon-to-be-released ... More >>

Lawrence & Gibson Set to Smash Cling Film Record

Wednesday, 3 October 2007, 11:46 am | Lawrence and Gibson

To celebrate the release of Ulrich Haarburste's Novel of Roy Orbison in Cling Film Wellington publishing collective Lawrence & Gibson will attempt to break the world record for greatest quantity of people simultaneously wrapped in cling film ... More >>

 

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