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.
DK c.e.o. Ian Hudson said UK Prime Minister Theresa May was
“inhuman” for “playing with people’s lives” in her Brexit negotiations, ,
while HarperCollins UK c.e.o. Charlie Redmayne said uncertainty around
freedom of movement could hit businesses that use temporary workers.
David Walliams’ Blob (HarperCollins Children's) has conquered
the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a third week running, selling
56,015 copies, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.
The Folio Prize Foundation, in tandem with its sponsor
Rathbone Investment Management, is to launch a mentorships programme for
students at literacy charity First Story, with the Folio
academicians acting as writing mentors.