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.
Friday, February 17, 2017
Now Open: The World’s Most Expensive Library
Is this in Saudi Arabia or Dubai? No, it’s in Russia – in a new Gothic-style building in St. Petersburg erected and operated by the publishing house Alfaret. A four-hour visit costs 7,000 rubles, just over $120.