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
Latest news from The Bookseller including shorlist for Scottish Crime Book of the Year
The weekend's reviews of Ian McEwan's latest novel Nutshell (Jonathan
Cape), out on Thursday (1st September), have applauded the boldness of its
central conceit, which sees a foetus akin to a modern-day Hamlet narrate
the story of his father's murder from within the womb.