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.
Saturday, February 27, 2016
War, Cheap Alcohol, and Good Old-Fashioned Journalism
Off the Shelf
By Julianna Haubner
| Friday, February 26, 2016
Though I spent most of my high school and college years writing
for newspapers, I never wanted to be a journalist after graduation. I do,
however, like reading journalists’ memoirs, which is how I landed on The Taliban Shuffle.
This high-octane memoir has been made into a film starring Tina Fey, Margot
Robbie, and Billy Bob Thornton called Whiskey
Tango Foxtrot and will be in theaters March 4. READ