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.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
What Patricia Highsmith did for love: 'The Price of Salt' and the secrets behind 'Carol'
Patricia Highsmith, the Dark Lady of American Letters, worked her 1956 Olympia Portable typewriter violently enough to wipe the letter "E" right off its keyboard. Her approach to love was just as extreme. MORE
AND MORE: The Secrets That Drove The Author Of ‘Carol’