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.
Campaigners, flanked by popular authors including Chris
Riddell, Cathy Cassidy and Michael Rosen, are to gather this Saturday (5th
November) to show that they are prepared to "fight tooth and
nail" to protect the public library service.
Three different sets of spoof titles hit shelves today (3rd
November) hoping to cash in on a slice of the success the Ladybird Books
for Grown-Ups series achieved last Christmas, which racked up sales of a