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.
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Man Booker prize 2013: why Jim Crace's Harvest should win - video
Nicholas Wroe argues that Jim Crace's Harvest should win this year's Man Booker prize. The shortlisted novel is about the forced enclosure of open fields and common land from the late medieval era, with peasant farmers dispossessed and displaced. The winner of the Booker prize is announced on 15 October