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.
Around here, there is always a bit of
magic in the air with a new Alice Hoffman novel. We eagerly await the
manuscript, and there seems to be lightness to our feet the week we all
take it home to dive in. You never know what you are going to get—but you
always know that it’s going to be magical.