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, October 06, 2016
An Introspective Memoir About Navigating Change
Off the Shelf
By Elizabeth Breeden
| Wednesday, October 05, 2016
My father used to say his dream was to be a hermit in the woods.
No cell phone, no emails, no text messages fluttering through the ether
demanding his attention and response. Just a cabin and quiet. Howard
Axelrod’s 2015 memoir, THE POINT OF VANISHING, captures my father’s idyllic