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.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Books From Jefferson’s Library Turn Up After More Than a Century
By Sam Roberts in The New York Times
The discovery of books that once had been in Thomas Jefferson’s library has made Washington University in St. Louis the third largest repository of his collections.