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.
You may say there is no such thing as a perfect book. You’re
probably right. But the one book that comes closest to it, in my mind, is SO
LONG, SEE YOU TOMORROW by William Maxwell. If you’ve not read it, you should.