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.
Walker Books’ art department manager Louise Power has passed
away aged 63. Power suffered from an existing cardiac condition which was
further complicated by a recent illness. She died peacefully on 14th April
surrounded by her family.
Little, Brown commissioning editor Rhiannon
Smith has secured a new role on the Fleet editorial team
commissioning both fiction and non-fiction. She will continue to also
commission non-fiction for Sphere, alongside projects for Little, Brown's
digital-first list Blackfriars.
Century has acquired Women
in Space, a book by spaceflight expert Libby
Jackson chronicling the lives of 50 inspirational women, including
astronauts, scientists, engineers and other pioneers of human space