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.
It will be up to publishers to make the case for how their
teaching materials help institutions to meet the requirements of the
Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), and providing data evidence will be
key, a panel discussion marking Academic Book Week heard.
Feminist author Roxane Gay has pulled the publication
of her forthcoming book with Simon & Schuster, How to Be Heard, in
response to the US publisher's reported $250,000 book deal with
far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos.
Coronet has acquired a book by Dave Grohl's mum, From Cradle to Stage, in
which Virginia Hanlon Grohl speaks to the mothers of
other "era-defining" musicians such as Amy Winehouse,
Dr Dre and Adam Levine.