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.
Tuesday, July 05, 2011
'A Death in Summer' and 'Tigerlily's Orchids'
By BENJAMIN BLACK and RUTH RENDELL
Reviewed by JANET MASLIN in The New York Times.
The Irish novelist Benjamin Black (a pseudonym for John Banville) and the British mystery writer Ruth Rendell (pic left - The Australian) have new books.