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.
Thursday, July 07, 2016
'Spine-tingling' Beatrix Potter drawings found hidden inside books
5 July 2016 - BBC News
Previously unknown drawings by Beatrix Potter have been found during cleaning work at a National Trust property.
The four line drawings were found hidden inside books during conservation work at Melford Hall in Suffolk.
Potter, the creator of Peter Rabbit and Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, was a regular visitor to the Long Melford stately home and cousin to the Hyde Parkers who lived there.
The images are set to go on display to the public. More.