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.
Monday, March 06, 2017
Invitation to book launch at Parliament
Join Bridget Williams Books to celebrate two
new books by Jonathan Boston
launching at Parliament hosted by the Institute for
Governance and Policy Studies (Victoria University of Wellington) with Bridget
We will be celebrating:
Governing for the Future: Designing Democratic
Institutions for a Better Tomorrow (Emerald Press, UK, 2017)
Safeguarding the Future: Governing in an Uncertain
World (BWB Text, Wellington, 2017)
Thursday 23 March
Banquet Hall, Parliament Buildings,
Molesworth Street, Wellington.
Peter Hughes, State Services Commissioner
Bridget Williams, Publisher
Safeguarding the Future: In
an era of populist politics, Brexit, Donald Trump, 24-hour news cycles and
perpetual election campaigning, Jonathan Boston's new BWB text arrives at a
much needed time. How, Boston asks, we can govern well for the future. How do
we take the long view, ensuring that present-day policy decisions reflect the
needs and safeguard the interests of future generations?