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, November 26, 2014
Michael Bond: I Could Have Papered My Flat With Rejection Letters Before Paddington
Book2Book Tuesday 25 Nov 2014
Paddington Bear author Michael Bond has told how he was swamped with rejection slips before he found success with his marmalade-loving creation. Bond's Paddington books have sold 35 million copies worldwide since they were first published in 1958.