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.
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
After The Night Manager, John le Carré: The Movie?
John le Carré’s own life, and career in espionage, might soon become the subject of a film. His biographer Adam Sisman has revealed that the rights to his 2015 book John le Carré: The Biography have already been sold. The book details the novelist’s poor relation with his father, a con-man called Ronnie, and his decision to leave school for Switzerland before joining MI6. More