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.
Glorious weather did not deter the French from attending the
four-day Paris book fair or Livre Paris, which ended last night with a 3%
increase in visitor numbers to nearly 160,000 from 155,000 last year.
Michael Joseph is publishing Mary Berry's first
"household how-to" in Autumn 2017. The deal for world rights
was done between Louise Moore, managing director of Michael Joseph
and Felicity Bryan at Felicity Bryan Associates. Mary’s Household Tips and Tricks will
comprehensive, illustrated guidesharing
Berry's tips on home maintenance and care for homes large and
small, urban or rural, to create spaces that are "at once beautiful
and liveable" helping readers to achieve "home