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, August 28, 2013
From PW Daily
Head Sells Shares : Barnes & Noble's retail group head
Mitchell Klipper sold about two-thirds of his shares in the beleaguered
retailer in the past few days, according to a filing with the Securities and
Miffy Books to
be Updated : Publishers Simon and Schuster have announced a
number of Miffy books will be updated "to appeal to a modern British
Book Proposal On
Gruber and Klein : Despite Calvin Klein's ex Nick Gruber's
denial of the existence of a manuscript, the New York Post has obtained
a copy of Gruber’s book proposal, titled Obsession: My Life With Calvin
Klein, co-written by journalist Lisa Arcella.
Subway-Only Library : Chinese subway riders using Shanghai's
Metro Line 2 will soon have their very own unofficial library. Pick up a book
at one station, drop it off at any other.