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 was feeling adrift. It had been forever since a book had
gripped me viscerally and not let me go until the final page. THE NORTH WATER
by Ian McGuire was the cure for my every literary ennui. Beyond being a book
I couldn’t put down, it was one I didn’t want to finish, realizing on the
very first page how rare a reading experience this would be. READ