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.
Laurence King Publishing has commissioned a designer colouring
book by “iconic” British fashion designer Matthew Williamson. Senior commissioning editor for fashion at Laurence King,
Camilla Morton, acquired world rights for the new concept book. Matthew Williamson: Fashion Print and Colouring is
intended to give readers an “exclusive window” into his creative process.
It will combine his catwalk archive with hand-rendered prints for the
readers to colour in.
Publishers must participate in the evolution of metadata
standards, improve the accuracy of inputting that data, and broaden the
access to companies outside of their customer base, according to industry