Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Margaret K. McElderry, Children’s Book Publisher, Dies at 98
By Douglas Martin, New York Times
Ms. McElderry, the grande dame of children’s book publishing, recruited authors with a new sensibility, ventured into controversial subjects and led the way in publishing foreign works.