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.
Downloaded audio revenues in the US rose 29% in the first four
months of this year by comparison to the same period in 2016, with April in
particular surging to a 34% year-on-year rise, according to the latest
figures from the Association of American Publishers.
BBC Radio 4’s Di Speirs is one of the headline speakers
appearing at the Independent Publishers Guild’s fully-booked autumn
conference which will also feature a new partnership with the Booksellers
Daunt Books Publishing has acquired the memoir Ants Among Elephants: An
Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India by Sujatha
Gidla, a New York subway conductor who was born an
"untouchable" in India.