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.
A new independent publisher is launching this month to
showcase contemporary Latin American literature in translation to “expose
the UK reader to new and exciting voices” featuring authors never before
published in English.
Joël Dicker’s literary thriller The Truth About the Harry Quebert
Affair is being turned into a 10-part TV series with filming
underway in Canada and "Grey’s Anatomy" star Patrick Dempsey
in the title role.