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.
Less than 24 hours after the announcement that Philip Pullman
is to release a new epic fantasy series entitled The Book of
Dust, the first volume has shot to number one in Amazon's bestseller charts
through pre-order sales.