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.
I’m not a rereader. I typically read a
book once, love or hate it, and then add it to my bookshelves for
safekeeping. Even when I really love a book, I just read it the one time.
I often love a book because I read it at the right time in my life, and
I’d regret jeopardizing that experience by reading a beloved book again.
Joanna Cannon’s debut novel, THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP, is a rare