Stephenson wins UK Book of the Year Award

Not the Nine O Clock News comedian turned psychotherapist turned biographer, NZ-Edged Pamela Stephenson wins the book of the year prize at the British Book Awards for her “frank and often harrowing” account of husband Billy Connolly’s life. Shrugging off Lit heavyweights Ian McEwan, Beryl Bainbridge and Jonathan Franzen in the process . “The award doesn’t, of course, just belong to the author, it very much belongs to the subject especially if you want to stay married to him.”


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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,…