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.
A panel of Turkish authors speaking about censorship in the
troubled country have warned that the UK faces "common problems"
with Turkey, where right-wing anti-intellectualism has led to
a state crackdown on freedom of expression following the
failed coup on 15th July.