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.
Publishers are celebrating Leicester City's rise from
underdogs to Premier League champions with a host of offerings,
including the "definitive" biography of manager Claudio Ranieri
from Yellow Jersey Press.
Pearson has been forced to defend its business strategy at its
a.g.m, with shareholders voicing their anger over the decline in the
company's share price. However, c.e.o John Fallon has vowed "we will
get Pearson growing again".
Children’s author Michael Morpurgo has written a fairytale for
BBC Radio 4 about Leicester City winning the football Premier League,
suggesting the club had a helping hand from King Richard III, whose remains
were found in a car park in the city in 2012.
Attorneys for Georgia State University have appealed for
publishers who brought a copyright suit against them to pay more than $3.3m
in fees and costs, following their legal win in the long-running case.