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.
A new nationwide library campaign will hold the government to
account over its legal responsibilities towards libraries and has called on
local authorities to put all changes to library services on hold or risk
breaching the law.
Stephen Fry will voice two classic detective stories
exclusively for Audible. Fry, who voiced all seven of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter
books, will voice The
Coin of Dionysius and The
Game Played in the Dark by Ernest Bramah, which features the
blind detective Max Carrados who was first introduced to the literary world
in 1914. The books are out on the Audible platform today (16th