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.
French Culture Minister and former publisher Françoise Nyssen
has said that a national debate on reading will be held in France next
March, and that she plans to turn libraries into cultural public service
Helen Wang, a London-based literary translator and British
Museum curator has been recognised on the international stage for her
“special contribution” to children’s literature at the 2017 Chen Bochui
International Children's Literature Awards in Shanghai.