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.
Few relationships are more complicated than the relationship
between mother and daughter, often the strongest bonds are forged with years
of cumbersome baggage. These novels, by some of the most celebrated of
contemporary writers, explore the complex and compelling bonds between
mothers and daughters. READ