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.
The amount of money libraries in Great Britain are spending on
books has fallen by £45.8m since 2007, deeper analysis of figures from the
Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has revealed.
Atlas of the Irish Revolution (Cork
University Press), a book which tells the full story of Ireland’s
revolutionary history from 1913 to 1923, has been voted the Bord
Gáis Energy Irish Book of the Year for 2017.