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.
Friday, September 25, 2015
10 Cross-Cultural Novels that Illuminate the World We Live In
Literature has long allowed us to travel to distant corners of
the world without leaving our own beds. Some books, however, bring you to two
worlds at once. Their pages illuminate how disparate cultures can reveal the
mystery and beauty in each other and make us aware of the hardships, dreams,
and hidden scars of those we share space with.... READ