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.
Leading publishing figures, including Waterstones m.d James
Daunt, chair of Penguin Random House UK Gail Rebuck,
author Philip Pullman and poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, have
signed a letter to say they believe leaving the European Union would
"severely weaken" the UK's creative industries.
In a bid to play its part in “opening the industry up” and
improving diversity in publishing, Newbury-based independent Holland House
has launched a new project to help aspiring publishing employees gain
experience in the trade.