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.
Oneworld publisher Juliet Mabey has ordered a 120,000 reprint
of Paul Beatty's The Sellout for the UK market following its Man Booker
win. The book, brought into paperback in May, will also get an additional
40,000 copies for the Australia market and 10,000 for India.
HarperCollins imprint William Collins has acquired world
rights to the autobiography of former prime minister David Cameron in a
"hotly contested and significant deal" negotiated with literary
agent Ed Victor.