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.
Waterstones chief executive James Daunt has shared his
hopes that the chain will continue to open fresh stores under its
new ownership, as he conducted widespread interviews with the
national media following the chain's sale to Elliott
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (HarperCollins)
by Gail Honeyman is one of three books in the running for the 2018
Desmond Elliott Prize for first-time novelists, alongside Paula
to be Human (Hutchinson) and Preti
That Are Young (Galley Beggar Press).
Academic houses Taylor & Francis and Cambridge
University Press have joined a pilot project on using blockchain
technology for peer review, announced by publisher Springer Nature
and start-up Katalysis last month.