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.
Arnaud Nourry, chief executive of Hachette Livre, has publicly
questioned the decision to allow the Publishers Association of China to
become a member of the International Publishers Association (IPA), citing
newspaper reports of censorship in the country.
The occupation of Carnegie Library has ended after 10 days.
The protest, which began on Thursday 31st March, officially came to an end
on Saturday after the occupiers left the building in London's Herne Hill to
a crowd of cheering people.
Google is a bigger threat to publishers than Amazon and could
be helped by "the European Commission’s senseless attack on
copyright", Hachette Livre c.e.o. Arnaud Nourry told international
publishers ahead of the London Book Fair.