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.
Shadow attorney general Shami Chakrabarti has expressed
support for Kamila Shamsie’s proposal for a Year of Publishing Women in
2018 ahead of the publication of her feminist call to arms, in favour of
"radical solutions” to address the pervasive problem of gender
The 17-strong longlist for the 2017 Financial Times and
McKinsey Business Book of the Year has been announced, with perspectives on
modern phenomena such as driverless cars, Uber and the history of
the iPhone, and studies on Facebook, Google, and Amazon making the cut.