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.
Saturday, June 02, 2012
21 Amazing Summer Reads
your beach bag! From an ambitiously mythical debut novel about a wedding
off Cape Cod to the definitive biography of Julia Child, The Daily Beast
curates this season’s must-reads.
Forget the joy of cooking. Dearie: The Remarkable
Life of Julia Child will spring you into gourmet action
Mrs. Robinson’s Disgrace pulls the curtain back on
the real-life Madame Bovary
Balzacian—John Lanchester’s modern-day Capital
evokes 19th century classics