the 'Māori cannibalism novel'
Commentary on the shortlist of the Ockham New Zealand national book awards
A rare victory for populism has been declared at this morning's announcement of the 16 books shortlisted for the 2023 Ockham New Zealand national books, with the biggest-selling novel of the past year, Kāwai: For Such a Time as This by Monty Soutar, making it onto the shortlist of four novels for the fiction prize. Commentary to follow, on fiction and the other categories; right now, the shortlist.
Link to article: Ockhams honour the 'Māori cannibalism novel' (msn.com)