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.
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Latest News from The Bookseller icluding Hachette buys mobile game company
Hachette has bought mobile games development studios Neon
Play in a “substantial” acquisition. Hachette c.e.o. Tim Hely
Hutchinson has said the acquisition “could be one of several” for the
company in the app space.
Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee, one of five
booksellers/publishers who disappeared from the former British colony under
mysterious circumstances late last year, has made a public claim that he
was kidnapped by Chinese agents.