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.
Twenty-two years after the release of the first book in His
Dark Materials trilogy, Philip Pullman is set to release a new three-part
series to stand “beside it” called The Book of Dust, with the character of
Lyra “at the centre of the story”.
Penguin Random House has launched a promotional Twitter
campaign for MP Jess Phillips' book Everywoman (Hutchinson),
in which every tweet hashtagged #EVERYWOMAN will see a book
donated to domestic abuse charity Women’s Aid.