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.
Publishers need to do a “much better job of catering to
underrepresented groups” as they have a responsibility to “represent the
experiences of their broad readership”, Elsevier chariman Youngsuk Chi has
told the IPG Conference.
World Book Day today announced it has broken a Guinness World
Record for the number of people taking part in a book quiz, as retailers,
librarians and authors in the UK gear up to mark the annual event with
events across the country.