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 relationship between the book, TV and film industries has
never been stronger trade figures have said, with new, hungry players such
as Netflix and Amazon Prime spurring on the number of dramatic rights
deals being struck.
Television presenter Simon Schama has signed a book deal
for Return of the
Tribes, which will go beyond the headlines to unearth the
“deep, ancient roots of nationalism's perennial and problematic appeal”.