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.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
'We Are Huge Believers in Books'
"We believe books are here for the long term. Yes, people will read digitally but a lot of people are reading both. We are huge believers in books... that is at the core, at the very essence of our business."
--Heather Reisman, CEO of Canada's Indigo Books and Music, explaining that the chain plans to increase the number of print books it carries.