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.
In our circle, it’s a famous mantra for
this time of year: books make great gifts. And this year is no different.
We spent all year recommending books, and so, naturally, we’re gifting
them to friends and family—book lovers and new readers alike. Here are
some books we’re excited to give this holiday season.