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.
Authors including Matt Haig, Dreda Say Mitchell, Holly Bourne
and Sathnam Sanghera are to headline the World Book Night flagship event in
London on Saturday 23rd April, which also marks Shakespeare’s birthday and
the 400th anniversary of his death.
Authors including Philip Pullman and Tom Holland, and
journalists from Buzzfeed, GQ and the Mirror
have joined Index on
Censorship magazine to condemn the seizure of Turkish
independent media group, Zaman, and its English-language newspaper Today's Zaman.