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.
Esteemed writers from 10 European nations, including Elena
Ferrante, Javier Marias, Anne Enright and former finance minister for
Greece Yanis Varoufakis, have issued pleas for the United Kingdom to remain
in the EU.
George Burgess, founder of edtech start-up Gojimo, has
criticised education publishers for a lack of innovation in their field,
commenting: "There is still a lot of opportunity in the edtech space
and we don't see publishers doing it for themselves."