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.
Publishers and writers must rally together to protect and
fight for the “cosmopolitan, heterogeneous and inclusive future of the UK”
following the “profound crisis” triggered by Brexit, independent publisher
Influx Press has said.
Swedish author Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin, the author of The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall
Asleep (Penguin Random House Children’s), has written a second
book aimed at helping parents get their children to sleep.
The British Council has released a collection of essays from
leading culture figures in the UK following the result of the EU referendum,
with its regional director saying cultural and educational ties to Europe
"are more important than ever".
Marketing campaigns from Pan Macmillan, HarperCollins and PRH
Children’s were honoured by the Book Marketing Society's annual awards
revealed at The Bookseller’s Marketing and Publicity Conference, while
Simon & Schuster Children's was given a special award for the Best
Marketing Team 2015/16.