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.
Accounts show that Amazon paid less tax in the UK in 2015 than
a year earlier despite rising UK sales and a change to its accounting
methods following the introduction of the so-called Google Tax, The Bookseller can
WH Smith Travel will now pass on tax savings
to non-EU bound customers shopping in its airport branches.
The "new approach" follows an investigation that
revealed it had been pocketing millions of VAT paid on duty free
London-based press and book binder Tangerine Press is
celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, with founder and sole member of
staff Michael Curran still committed to producing unique, limited edition
books with writers he admires.