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.
Blackwell’s slipped back into a loss last year, however,
like-for-like sales at its bookshops and online were up 2.9% and the
company is able to fund its own investments, which was a “positive step”,
the chain’s c.e.o David Prescott said.