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.
Matt Forbeck’s Star
Wars: Rogue One (Egmont) has knocked Lee Child’s Night School (Bantam)
off the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, shifting a stellar 57,949
copies according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.
The Folio Society has published 1,000 limited editions of Riddley Walker by
Russell Hoban with illustrations by Sir Quentin Blake and a postscript from
the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams.
Altmetric, the scholarly research data science company, is to
undertake a pilot project with The Organisation for Economic Cooperation
and Development (OECD), to track the impact of materials in the OECD