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.
An activist hedge fund is reportedly proposing a shake-up
to Hachette's parent company, the Lagardère Group, arguing its
supervisory board is not sufficiently "independent"
to hold the management’s strategy to account.
Springer Nature, which places a strong emphasis on its
Open Access and Open Research publishing, has been forced to defend its
position after researchers in the Artificial Intelligence field vowed
to boycott a new journal which is not being published OA.
Michael Joseph has snapped up the debut novel from
"The Killing" creator Søren Sveistrup following a
Malala shortlisted for Little Rebels Award
The debut picture book by campaigner Malala Yousafzai is one of eight
titles in the running for this year’s Little Rebels Award, which
promotes children’s books that celebrate social justice.