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.
I love India so much that I cannot wait to go back. At this very
moment, I am struggling against the desire to pack some lightweight clothing
into a suitcase and head to Kerala, where I spent the better part of a week
while traveling abroad in 2012. Here are a few of the stories I return to
when I’m longing for a jasmine flower tucked behind my ear and a seat at an
old friend’s table on the streets of Cochin. READ