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.
For a majority of our lives, siblings are here to love us,
annoy us, embarrass us, outshine us, and scold us. My older sister, suffice
it to say, has done all this. But what happens when your sibling is
suddenly, with little explanation, gone? Author Rosamund Lupton grapples with this question in her
achingly beautiful novel Sister.