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.
Connect Books, a division of Connect Group, which
comprises Bertrams, Dawson Books and Wordery, faced "another
challenging year", according to the Group's preliminary results
for the year ending 31st August 2016.
Rebecca Smart, m.d. of Ebury, has reassured Frankfurt Book
Fair attendees on the eve of the fair that Penguin Random House UK is
"open as usual", declaring that the British are global and
The BBC has announced a raft of new programmes around Love to
Read, its campaign to create a national conversation around books,
including a BBC1 series of regional documentaries about the "books
that made Britain great".