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.
The UK operations of many publishing houses with premises in
numerous countries risk finding themselves sidelined in favour of other
locations if a “hard Brexit” introduces restrictions on free movement of
people, or if currency issues continue, some c.e.o.s have told The Bookseller.
Publishers and agents haggled over the currency book deals
would be struck in at Frankfurt, as the falling value of sterling became a
factor in whether deals were concluded in euros or US dollars rather than
Reform of the migration system to enable easy access to
critical skills and talent from both EU and non–EU countries is a key
recommendation of a new report on Brexit from the Creative Industries
The final line-up for the Building Inclusivity In Publishing
conference run by The Publishers Association and The London Book Fair in
November will include the advertiser behind Maltesers’ Paralympics