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.
Hachette UK yesterday (6th March) unveiled forthcoming books
from Sir David Attenborough, comedian Sarah Millican, actress Parker Posey,
author Jessica Fellowes and Jo Cox’s husband Brendan Cox at its first group
showcase held at the Old Billingsgate in London.
BookTrust today released its shortlist for In Other
Words, its inaugural children’s books in translation project,
comprising a story of spies and kidnapping set in Stalin’s Russia as
well as "laugh out loud" entries from Denmark and South
Africa, and entries translated from Afrikaans and Korean.