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.
Literature Wales has raised “serious concerns” regarding the
Welsh Publishing and Literature Review released last week after it was
accused of being “inward looking” and “uncertain as to its proper purpose”.
BBC Radio 2 producer Joe Haddow will next week launch a
podcast called “Book Off!”, in which authors, comedians and figures
from the music and film worlds will argue the case for one book that
is of importance to them.