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.
Joanna Trollope called it "justice at last", as
legislation making the UK the first country in the world to extend
Public Lending Right (PLR) to include remote loans of e-books and
audiobooks was finally passed.
Congressional leaders have rejected the Trump administration's
proposal to eliminate money for the National Endowment for the Arts and the
National Endowment for the Humanities, according to US news reports.