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.
Friday, April 08, 2016
'Books Meant to Be Bought in Bookstores'
"Amazon is for vacuum cleaners and Fifty Shades of Grey toys. Books are meant to be bought at bookstores."
--Lee Woodruff, co-author of In an Instant, speaking at the St. Francis Parents Association Spring Luncheon yesterday.
[Thanks to Cathy Berner of Blue Willow Bookshop, Houston, Tex.]