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.
Mandy Hill, m.d. of the academic publishing division at
Cambridge University Press, has said 2016 "is going to end for us as a
very tough year", with the business "big internal changes
which will result in reduced output."
Unbound has launched the new book from cultural thinker and
philosopher Roman Krznaric titled Carpe
Diem Reclaimed. Krznaric, who is the author of Empathy (Rider) and How to Find Fulfilling Work (Macmillan),
turned down an offer from a "major" UK publisher in favour of
crowdfunding his new book with publishing platform Unbound, the company has