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.
Publishers are reminded that the deadline for
submissions for the 2016 Man Booker Prize for
Fiction is Friday 4 March.
Other key dates for 2016 are:
Wednesday 27 July
The announcement of the 2016 longlist. This will be the third year that
the £50,000 prize has been open to any writer, writing originally in English
and published in the UK, irrespective of nationality.