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.
Friday, July 15, 2016
Latest from The Bookseller including Theresa May biography snapped up
A spokesperson for Pearson UK has said the company is
"80% of the way there and ahead of plan" on its latest
job-cutting restructure, as the wider company looks to make £250m
annualised cost savings globally this year plus a further £100m in 2017.
There is "a lack of awareness within the publishing
industry about the rest of the country”, New Writing North c.e.o Claire
Malcolm has alleged, whilst making the business case for signing
more writers from the north of England.
Laurence King Publishing (LKP) is releasing a "one of a
kind" colouring book based on accurate Ordnance Survey maps,
to mark both the 225th anniversary of Ordnance Survey and the
25th anniversary of LKP.