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, February 23, 2016
An American Dream: The Novel Behind the Academy Award-Nominated Film Brooklyn
Every immigrant experience—be it Mexican, Italian, or Syrian—is
both the journey to an unfamiliar place and a pining for home. Colm Tóibín
beautifully captures this experience in his novel Brooklyn, which tells the story of Eilis