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 09, 2013
Booker prize 2013: why Ruth Ozeki's A Tale for the Time Being should win - video
Richard Lea argues that Ruth Ozeki's A Tale for the Time Being should win this year's Man Booker prize. The shortlisted novel begins with the discovery of a Hello Kitty lunchbox containing the diary of a young Japanese girl washed up on the shore in British Columbia. The winner of the Booker prize is announced on 15 October