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.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
How to win the Booker prize – in charts
What does it take to make a Man Booker prize winner? Adam Frost and James Kynvin look at more than 40 years' worth of data to find the formula for Man Booker success
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