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.
David Walliams’ The
Midnight Gang (HarperCollins) has clocked up its sixth week as
the UK Official Top 50 number one, while Five
on Brexit Island (Quercus), soared 47% in volume week on week to
secure second place.
A list of "Academic Books that Shaped Modern
Britain", events organised by Blackwell's, Springer Nature, Cambridge
University Press and many others, and the unveiling of the Academic
Bookshop of the Year award will mark Academic Book Week.
The future of diversity charity Creative Access, which has
placed more than 100 interns from ethnic minority backgrounds in companies
across the trade, is in jeopardy after the government pulled more than £2m
worth of funding.