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.
It’s a bad habit, but I frequently find
myself staring off into space, lost in the memory of books I’ve read.
Books whose plots, characters, scenes, or settings inhabit my mind long
after I’ve closed the pages. Some of the books I read are for momentary
pleasure or information, and some books just stick with me a little
longer. Here are 9 books that I can’t stop thinking about.