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.
Subscription audio- and e-book streaming service Storytel has
bought Sweden’s oldest and largest publisher, Norstedts
Förlagsgrupp, for £12.5m from Swedish co-operative union and retail
group, KF (Kooperativa Förbundet).
Joe “The Body Coach” Wicks’ follow-up to his record-setting
début fitness title has rocketed to the top of the charts in a strong week
overall as a Father’s Day surge boosted print book sales by almost 20%.
BBC Books is publishing an in-depth account of the Class of
'92’s takeover of Salford City FC, authored by the ex-Manchester
United stars Gary Neville, Phil Neville, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and
Nicky Butt, with chief football writer for the Mail on Sunday Rob