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 consortium of British indie publishers visiting
Frankfurt for the first time are in an “awkward” position as a result
of the UK’s vote to leave the EU, but will be using the fair to forge
closer ties with publishers on the continent.
Angela Gui, daughter of a Hong Kong publisher
being detained by Chinese authorities, is holding meetings with the
International Publishers Association (IPA) at the Frankfurt Book Fair
to encourage the global book trade to intervene in her father’s