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.
I like books about lawyers. Where real trials are long and often
dry, novels can skip all the boring stuff and show only the juicy parts. Even
when lawyers aren’t in court, their work is rich with story potential:
gathering evidence, winning over reluctant witnesses, delving into all sorts
of long-buried secrets. Here are a few of my favorite legal thrillers. READ