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.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
James Patterson Goes Full ‘Fahrenheit 451’ With Burning Book Video
Burn, Baby, Burn
The best-selling author talks to The Daily Beast about why he’s setting books on fire to get the president’s attention.
Author James Patterson is calling out President Obama with a video of burning books. The best-selling author has released the video of individuals, including children, burning books to draw attention to what he believes is a lack of emphasis in the U.S. on reading. More