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, July 26, 2016
Latest news from The Bookseller including 'Cursed Child' pre-orders indicate 'biggest book launch in 10 years'
The release of the Harry
Potter and the Cursed Child playscript later this week is set
to be the biggest book launch since the release of the seventh Harry Potter
title nearly a decade ago, according to Waterstones.
Yellow Jersey Press is publishing six classics of sports
writing by founder of The
Paris Review George Plimpton to mark the
50th anniversary of Paper
Lion (Hachette), an American football book that "set
the bar for participatory sports journalism".