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.
Monday, May 28, 2012
James Daunt: The Bibliophile Who Means Business
Book2Book - 27 May.
Last week, according to several reports, hell
froze over and the lion lay down with the lamb. On closer inspection, it
transpired that the book chain Waterstones had announced it was to begin
stocking Amazon's digital book-reading device, the Kindle. Although on the
surface this may not seem like major news, within the world of publishing the
effect was nothing short of seismic. Observer
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