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.
Joe “the Body Coach” Wicks is number one for the seventh week
running, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. His
seemingly unstoppable début Lean
in 15 (Bluebird) sold 30,117 copies for £246,957, dropping only
15.6% in volume week on week.
The Chartered Institute for Library and Information
Professionals has called for a national library strategy to be set out for
England as the rate of attrition of the public library service is