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.
Friday, February 26, 2016
Latest Book News from The Bookseller including Rick Stein to open bookshop, and, Lord of the Rings colouring book coming
Penguin Random House has launched a "Creative
Responsibility Manifesto", which includes a formal programme to
improve diversity, in a bid to become a “force for good in society above
and beyond” the books it produces.
A record year for submissions has led to the highest ever
number of regional shortlisted entries in this year’s British Book Industry
Awards Independent Bookshop of the Year category, sponsored by Gardners