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.
Blackwell’s has launched two new “enhanced” concept stores on
the eve of the Back to University season in a bid to combat the “pressured”
academic bookshop model, with, among other initiatives, a competitive
Taylor & Francis’s novel approach to article marketing
Cartoon Abstracts and Wiley’s drug creation aide Wiley ChemPlanner have
both won Awards for Innovation in Publishing given by the Association of
Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP).
Kings Road Publishing has partnered with Sony Interactive
Entertainment Europe and its studio Media Molecule to create a new
range of official licensed PlayStation titles, including a
Playstation colouring book.
Gollancz is publishing the sixth book in Ben Aaronovitch’s
bestselling Peter Grant series,The
Hanging Tree, this November, set to be supported by
a major marketing and publicity campaign and full UK tour.