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 Reading Agency has responded to criticism about the lack
of ethnic diversity among authors chosen for the World Book Day 2016 list,
saying it is a “great shame” that there are no Black, Asian and Minority
Ethnic (BAME) writers included.