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.
There’s no one who understands a reader
better than a fellow reader. Whether it’s the mindset, the emotional
experience, or our general love of character, plot, and getting lost in
sentences, loving books binds people together (no pun intended), no
matter where we come from. And telling one another about the stories that
have changed our lives gives us great insight into who we are, and what
we have in common. Here’s a list of 13 of our favorite bookworm memoirs,
old and new.