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.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Latest from The Bookseller, including Pitkin rushes out book on Harry and Meghan
Atlantic’s revenue dropped in 2016 following a 20% slump in
e-book sales, but the indie publisher’s managing director has said the firm
is on course to make a profit this year for the first time since 2009.
Greater commitment is needed from the government to support
the continued growth of the creative industries in the UK, the
Creative Industries Federation (CIF) has said following the release of the
industrial strategy white paper.
Kudos has pre-emptively acquired the TV rights to
female firefighter Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton's memoir, Through the Fire,
which Transworld bagged rights to publish in a "substantial"
pre-empt last month.