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 Creative Industries Federation has cancelled its planned
general election event in Hull with Jeremy Corbyn, because, it says, Labour
refused to give up as much time as other parties to questions from the
The shortlist for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of
the Year pits "Queen of Crime" Val McDermid's 30th novel
against an espionage thriller by Mick Herron, as well
as Chris Brookmyre's "celtic Gone Girl".
Publishing network BAME in Publishing is celebrating its first
birthday by offering the opportunity for one writer hailing from a black,
Asian or ethnic minority (BAME) background to have their work edited by
W&N publishing director Arzu Tahsin.