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.
A bookseller's unpublished debut is among the
novels longlisted for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize 2017, alongside
books by authors including Arundhati Roy, George Saunders,
Sebastian Barry and Zadie Smith.
The London Book Fair and US magazine Writer’s Digest are to
launch a new conference for authors, The Writer’s Summit, which will
explore new opportunities in publishing and in developing successful