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.
Hachette UK’s revenues declined 14.3% in the fourth quarter of
2017 after the company struggled to compete with the success last year of J
K Rowling's Fantastic
Beasts and Where to Find Them, the restocking of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and
a spike in sales of the Enid Blyton for Grown Ups series.
Joe Wicks, Bill Bryson and Naomi Alderman are among the
writers featuring in Audible's new offering, Audio Shows, which launches
today with short audio programmes, original series and exclusive podcasts.
Clarivate Analytics is to re-establish the Institute for
Scientific Information, in a new incarnation which Annette Thomas, c.e.o.
of Clarivate's Scientific and Academic Research Group, promises will be
"the brains behind our most complex thinking to solve the problems of