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.
HarperCollins grew thriller writer Karin Slaughter's sales in
each region where her book Pretty
Girls was published under its global publishing programme,
Chantal Restivo-Alessi has told The
The BBC's one-hour documentary about women's publisher
Virago, founded at a time when publishing was "aggressively
male", is set to feature contributions from
authors including Margaret Atwood, Sarah Waters, Sarah Dunant, Maya Angelou
and Naomi Wolf, alongside past and present Virago editors.