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.
High-profile writers including Cathy Cassidy, Jake Arnott and
Philip Ardagh gathered at parliament alongside library campaigners to
protest the “national scandal” of the widespread closures of public library
services across the UK.
Joe “The Body Coach” Wicks has racked up six weeks as the UK
Official Top 50 number one, as Lean
in 15 (Bluebird) sold 35,694 copies for £286,235, according to
Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.
The Bookseller has launched an independent
author e-book sales tracker, inviting authors and small digital publishers
whose e-book sales data currently goes unreported to complete a simple
online form designed to capture their 2015 e-book sales information.