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.
With the Academy Awards right around the
corner, it’s not surprising that many beloved and award-winning movies
are based on novels. But you may be shocked to realize just how many
films are inspired by nonfiction books. From tales of true crime to
riveting memoirs of astounding lives, this list features 12 of our
favorite compelling nonfiction works that have inspired some truly great