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.
The long held dream of the Auckland Theatre Company to have a permanent home of its own is about to come true. This week the company will be handed the keys to the purpose built theatre on the waterfront. The next stage is "fitting out" - putting in the electrics, lights, the seating, etcetera. And there's a heck of a lot of etcetera to be installed and tested before the first performance in the flash new digs. Lynn Freeman talks to the ATC's Artistic Director Colin McColl and to General Manager Lestor McGrath. Jul 24, 2016 12:45 pm