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.
Saturday, February 06, 2016
ALA Reissues Iconic David Bowie READ Poster
"By popular demand," the American Library Association is reissuing an iconic poster of David Bowie reading Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Idiot. The special limited-run reprint of the iconic 1987 READ poster honors the late singer-songwriter, actor, producer, artist and... avid reader. ALA noted that Bowie was one of the first celebrities to pose for the READ campaign.