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.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
New Harry Potter Book Among Booksellers' Summer Picks
This year the play's the thing, or at least one of the things, that could pump up summer sales. Harry Potter is back. Most booksellers are counting on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 and 2, the first new installment in the series in nine years, about a grown-up Harry Potter, with Hogwarts-age kids of his own, to make their summer numbers. PW