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.
As research for my new book, THE SEVEN
HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO—the story of a legendary actress who goes on the
record about her tumultuous life—I did a deep dive into the best
biographies and tell-alls of the classic Hollywood era. There’s nothing
better than losing yourself in the stories of glamorous, sensational
celebrities. Here are 7 of my favorite books about real-life celluloid