Career ready for take off

Departure Lounge, the latest novel by Auckland writer Chad Taylor, has garnered praise abroad for its cool, noir aesthetics. The Sydney Morning Herald calls Taylor “impressive,” while the review by Washington Post senior critic, Jonathan Yardley, is an all-out rave: “Departure Lounge is smart, original, surprising and just about as cool as a novel can get … A lovely piece of work that leaves one hoping more of Taylor’s writing finds its way to this side of the Pacific.”


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Billy Apple an Artist Who Was His Own Life’s Work

Billy Apple an Artist Who Was His Own Life’s Work

“Over his long, provocative career, the artist Billy Apple changed his name, registered it as a trademark, branded products with it, had his genome sequenced and, finally, arranged to…