Oct 25, 2013 — The Luminaries, by New Zealander Eleanor Catton, won the 2013 Man Booker Prize. It debuts at No. 9.
Oct 16, 2013 — This week, 28-year-old Eleanor Catton became the youngest person ever to win the Man Booker Prize, for her novel The Luminaries. Critic Ellah Allfrey says this year's finalists were some of the most compelling in years — and The Luminaries is "a masterwork of structural brilliance."
Oct 16, 2013 — Also: James Franco's new novel; Salvador Dali illustrates Don Quixote; the allure of unusable words.
Feb 17, 2008 — Liane Hansen speaks with Eric Arnold about his book First Big Crush. The light-hearted book details a year that Arnold spent working a New Zealand winery.