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.
over 100 of the smartest, most eloquent and entertaining people from home
and abroad in more than 50 events, the 2016 New Zealand Festival Writers Week is
the ultimate conversation starter – and it begins this evening.
author, filmmaker and artist Miranda July,
short-story and non-fiction writer Etgar Keret, The Toast's and Slate's Mallory Ortberg
(named one of the "new guard" of media-makers unders 30 by Forbes magazine)
and novelist and journalist Andrew O'Hagan
are among the leading writers and thinkers in Wellington and region until
Sunday 13 March.
the Fiji cyclone highlighted, discussing our response to natural disasters
has never been more vital, and that is what Winchester, author of Pacific: The Ocean of the the
Future, will be doing with fellow panellists in Weathering Catastrophe.