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.
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Latest news from The Bookseller incl. Baileys Women's Prize shortlist
Nigerian debut novelist Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀ has been
shortlisted for the £30,000 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction for her work Stay With Me (Canongate),
alongside Man Booker shortlistee Madeleine Thien and one previous
winner of the prize, Linda Grant.
Transworld has signed The Secret Footballer, a
professional player who writes anonymously about the Premier
League in his books and Guardian columns. The anonymous
writer will publish a new tell-all exposé with Transworld in
Former Simon & Schuster UK Children’s m.d. Ingrid Selberg
has developed a series of board and activity books with illustrator and
Koko Rose Media co-founder Jo Rose, based on the latter’s Deer Little