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.
Trade figures have said restrictions on the rights of
European Union citizens and their families in the UK could be
detrimental to the industry, following further detail
from prime minister Theresa May on what EU workers can expect
Publishers’ sales rose by 4.25% to €2.8bn in 2016
(€2.7bn in 2015), with volume sales rising 4.11% to 434.5 million (from
417.3 million), according to statistics released by the French
Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE).