Author(s): Steve Braunias
Steve Braunias. Need we say more? For a decade his feature articles and columns have captivated, amused and enraged readers of first the Listener and then The Sunday Star-Times. His blend of opinion, wit and personal revelation has made him one of the country's most talked-about writers. He has won more awards than almost any other New Zealand journalist. This book features his personal selection of columns from the past five years. First published September 2008.
Steve Braunias is a writer, columnist and winner of numerous national journalism awards. His weekly column appears in The Sunday Star-Times' Sunday magazine. His book How to Watch a Bird was selected as one of the best books of 2007 by North & South, The Dominion Post and the Listener. His book of selected columns, Fool's Paradise, won Best First Book of Non-Fiction at the 2002 Montana Book Awards. He has worked for newspapers in Te Aroha and Greymouth, Radio 2XS in Palmerston North, and as the editor of Capital Times, feature writer at Metro, deputy editor at the Listener, and senior writer with The Sunday Star-Times. He is a contributing writer to TV One's Eating Media Lunch and The Unauthorised History of New Zealand.