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.
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Latest from The Bookseller including Costa shortlists
The late author Helen Dunmore is shortlisted for a Costa Award
along with Jon McGregor, Kamila Shamsie and Sarah Winman with almost half
of the titles coming from independent publishers in a strong year for women
The European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF)
has praised proposals devised between European Parliament, the Commission
and the Council which will ensure the geo-blocking regulation will not
apply to e-books.