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.
Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has told The Bookseller he
has received “endless” emails from members of the public urging the chain
to open unbranded shops in their towns and cities, after the existence of
such stores was recently highlighted in the press.
Nigel Farage is struggling to find a publisher for his memoir,
according to the Evening
Standard. However a publishing source has told The Bookseller that
a deal may still be being finalised, while the politician's own spokesman
has claimed "he can't be struggling to find a publisher" because
the book has not been written.