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.
The Publishers Association said it is “not expecting good
news” from the Chancellor’s Spending Review tomorrow, while library
campaigners have warned that further cuts to local councils could “all but
destroy the public library service as we know it.”