Can Books Change the World?
Books have started entire movements and schools of thought; impacted on society with views on racism, feminism, and individualism; examined politics, economics, and philosophy that have affected government; created characters and stories that have become ingrained in cultures around the globe. Books shape us, and we shape our world.
I can see it started years ago*…
Founder of the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel, Craig Sisterson, takes a look at fourteen New Zealand crime novels that were too early to have a shot at the Ngaios but may have given our international judging panel something to ponder.