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.
The publishing division of Oxford University’s Bodleian
Library is to release a title featuring illustrations, letters and other
material from J R R Tolkien’s archives that have never before been seen by
the public, to coincide with a major exhibition on The Lord of the Rings
author in 2018.
Five book trade professionals who are “forces of nature” with
“passion and determination to affect change” have been shortlisted for this
year’s Kim Scott Walwyn Prize, which recognises the achievements of
promising women in the industry.