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.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Premio Manuel Rojas Prize
Posted at 8:51AM Wednesday 31 Aug 2016
They've only been handing out the US$60,000 Premio Iberoamericano de Narrativa Manuel Rojas (scroll down) since 2012, but with a winners' list that consists of Rubem Fonseca, Ricardo Piglia, Horacio Castellanos Moya, and Margo Glanz they seem to have started off pretty well — and with How I became a Nun (etc.)-author César Aira as this year's laureate they continue on track. Literary