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, June 21, 2017
Allen & Unwin report Wilbur Smith deal
exciting news overnight from our UK agency partner, Bonnier Zaffre. In
one of the biggest deals in publishing history, the company has acquired world
rights to eight new books by Wilbur Smith and 34 backlist titles. The
deal means Allen & Unwin will sell and distribute Wilbur Smith in the ANZ
market from January 2018.
Unwin CEO, Robert Gorman, says, “we are delighted to welcome Wilbur Smith to
Allen & Unwin in Australia and New Zealand. We look forward to
working with Wilbur to cement his place as one of the giants of international