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.
Waterstones has withdrawn from the e-book market, announcing
an affiliates deal with Kobo that will see the chain bookseller send
customers to the third-party website for e-book sales after its boss
concluded that it could no longer sell them "effectively".
Carnegie Medal and YA Book Prize-shortlisted author Sarah
Crossan has won the 26th CBI Book of the Year Award - making her the fourth
author ever to win both the Book of the Year Award and the Children’s
Choice award with her title One