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.
There’s no question that words can come
to life on the page, but for me, there’s nothing as exciting as movies
made from books. All those scenes you imagined, those characters’ voices
you thought you could hear, they’re suddenly unfolding on-screen in front
of you. 2018 has already delivered some great adaptations, but there’s
even more to come—from classic Anton Chekhov to CRAZY RICH ASIANS. Here’s
a list of must-see movies, so you don’t miss a flick.