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, October 04, 2011
Public History Talk tomorrow Wednesday 5 October at Ministry of Culture and Heritage
'Scandal Sheet Confidential: voyages around NZ Truth (1977-2008)'
Come along and hear author Redmer Yska recall his involvement with 'NZ Truth' newspaper over three decades: first, as a journalist, second as a historical researcher, and lastly as its biographer, resulting in the 2010 book 'NZ Truth: the Rise and Fall of the People's Paper'.
Date: Wednesday 5 October Talk commences at 12.15pm and concludes at 1.15pm (approx). Ground floor seminar room, Te Wharenui, Radio NZ House, 155 The Terrace. Wellington