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.
Cambridge University Press sales dropped very marginally to
£268.8m in the year ended April 2016, according to its latest annual report
(£169.1m in 2015), with growth levels falling back from a 5% revenue rise
the year before.
A letter to the senior management of Yale University Press
strongly criticising the decision of Yale University Press London to make
editors Gillian Malpass and Sally Salvesen redundant has been signed by
more than 320 academics from 77 universities and 30 museums and
institutions across nine countries.
Hodder & Stoughton is publishing two Great British Bake
Off tie-in titles this autumn: Great
British Bake Off: Perfect Cakes & Bakes to Make at Home,
the official companion cookbook; and The
Great British Bake Off Colouring Book.