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.
Amazon is opening a second physical bookshop this summer,
it has been confirmed, after new signage was spotted outside the shop’s
future premises at open air shopping centre Westfield UTC in San
Celebrities Joanna Lumley, Richard Ayoade and Mark
Rylance have lent their support to the campaign against the "irrational"
decision to close five Lambeth libraries, according to a campaign group,
while over 500 campaigners, including writer Will Self, marched on Saturday
to protest against the libraries' closure.