A Russian soul

Joanna Wood’s “beautifully written” biography of “short story master” Katherine Mansfield, Katerina: The Russian World of Katherine Mansfield, details the New Zealand-born writer’s lifelong passion for everything Russian: “She liked to wear Russian clothes, used Russian versions of her name, was passionate about Russian music, and her literary love affairs with Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostovesky and Anton Chekhov strongly influenced her writing”. Click here for Damien Wilkins’s excellent NZEDGE hero story on Mansfield.


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Nadia Reid Would Like to Go to Canada With You

Nadia Reid Would Like to Go to Canada With You

Nadia Reid’s “Oh Canada” isn’t a cover of the country’s national anthem, but that doesn’t stop the Dunedin-born musician from honouring some of her favourite Canadian singer-songwriters on her new song,…