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.
Publicity campaigns for titles by Paula Hawkins, Matt Haig and
Terry Pratchett were among those honoured at the Publisher’s Publicity
Circle Annual Awards last night, which celebrated the “best PR campaigns”
carried out in 2015.
Penguin Random House Children’s will publish The Christmasaurus,
the first middle-grade children’s novel by Tom Fletcher, musician and
co-author of the Dinosaur That Pooped series of picture books (Red Fox).
Hong Kong bookseller and publisher Lee Bo who went missing
last year, has refuted claims that he was kidnapped by Chinese authorities,
saying he had snuck into the country illegally and that he would renounce
his British citizenship.