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.
The inaugural British Book Industry Awards’ Book of the Year
shortlists - covering Children’s, Début Fiction, Fiction and Non-fiction -
showcase the “glorious way that publishing continually shifts and reinvents
itself”, chair of judges Cathy Rentzenbrink has said.
Pan Macmillan and Waterstones will hope to retain their
Publisher and Book Retailer of the Year crowns respectively, having been
shortlisted once again in those categories in this year’s British Book