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.
Arts Council England’s report into the crisis
in literary fiction should serve as a "wake up
call" to the industry which needs to "radically
rethink" how it presents the genre, the chief executive of Curtis
Brown has warned.