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, August 25, 2016
Latest News from The Bookseller inncluding Pan Mac bags rights to Oprah Winfrey's first cookbook
J K Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little,
Brown) once again easily triumphed at the top of the charts, shifting
86,525 units last week through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.
Chi Onwurah, shadow minister for culture and the digital
economy, has accused Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn of "incompetence",
saying that his ineffectiveness meant a campaign she was planning against
library closures "went to waste".