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.
Thanks in large part to "The Parent Trap," one of my
greatest wishes growing up was to discover my own separated-at-birth twin.
We’d wear matching outfits and fool everyone into thinking we were the same
person so I’d never have to do anything I hated again (conveniently, my
imaginary twin would love taking math tests). These days, I’m resigned to my
lot as a solo zygote, but the mystique of twins has never worn off. Whether
you are a twin or simply dream of being one, these eleven books will have you
seeing double. READ