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, September 01, 2016
Bestselling author to visit New Zealand
Justin Cronin - Photo credit Julie Soefer
American author Justin Cronin is set to visit New Zealand as part of a
nationwide tour to promote The City of Mirrors, the conclusion to the
epic trilogy that began with The Passage.
will have the opportunity to hear the superstar author speak about his stellar
career during events taking place in Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin and
Christchurch between September 12 and 15.
Passage is an unforgettable
tale that critics and readers compared to the novels of Cormac McCarthy,
Michael Crichton, Stephen King, and Margaret Atwood. Published in 2010, it
became a runaway bestseller and enchanted readers around the globe.
spent three months on theNew
list, sold in over 40 countries and topped bestseller lists in many of them,
including New Zealand where it was an instant hit, debuting at number one on
the strength of its first week’s sales. An astonishing feat for an author previously
was followed up with another bestseller,The Twelve,
before Justin finished the trilogy withThe City of Mirrors, which released in May this year.
of all Justin’s speaking at events are available at ww.hachette.co.nz (direct