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.
Monday, October 31, 2016
The 15 best comedy books of all time
From Bridget Jones to Three Men in a Boat - are these the funniest books ever?
Best comedy books of all time (clockwise from left): Evelyn Waugh; cover of Stella Gibbons's Cold Comfort Farm, Helen Fielding author of Bridget Jones's Diary; Rabelais's Gargantua and PantagruelPhoto: Handout, Mark Gerson/Bonhams; Andrew Crowley