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.
Ian Rankin has brought David Walliams’ reign in the UK
Official Top 50 number one spot to an end, after four weeks. Rather be the Devil
(Orion), the 21st John Rebus title, leapfrogged The World’s Worst Children 2 (HarperCollins
Children's) to swipe the top spot.
Gui Minhai, the Hong Kong-based publisher and bookseller
kidnapped by Chinese agents in October 2015, and still in detention in
China, features on this year’s shortlist for the International Publishers
Association’s Prix Voltaire.