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.
While the Children's market as a whole has plateaued in value
since leaping 7% in 2016, with the full-year for 2017 posting a razor-thin
0.07% in growth, the Children's Non-Fiction category is booming in 2018.
Eye Books imprint Lightning Books has signed Wolf Country by Tunde
Farrand, a debut dystopian novel set in a future version of Britain in
which a citizen's level of monthly spending dictates their social class.
Liverpool University Press has become the inaugural university
press partner of The Conversation UK, an independent source of news and
views sourced from university academics and researchers and delivered
direct to the public, in a partnership LUP is calling the first of its