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.
Booksellers are predicting Dan Brown's next Robert
Langdon thriller will be a public-pleasing bestseller and will compete with
the latest “megasellers” from E L James, Harper Lee and J K Rowling in
terms of sales figures.
Books from Jonathan Cape and Faber and Faber, as well as new
African literature publisher Cassava Republic, are on the shortlist for
this year’s Goldsmiths Prize, run by Goldsmiths University in association
with the New Statesman.