30 Jun 2011

Book stores ban a controversial book about the Kahui twins

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 30 June 2011

Paper Plus and The Warehouse both say they won't sell Breaking Silence: The Kahui Case, written by journalist Ian Wishart with the twins' mother, Macsyna King. Bookstores say the ban comes after negative customer feedback, including threats to boycott stores. Jo McColl, owner of Unity bookstore in Auckland, and part-owner of Unity in Wellington; Lincoln Gould, Booksellers New Zealand Chief Executive; and Graham Beattie, former publisher and bookseller, who writes Beatties Book Blog.