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.
Waterstones’ managing director James Daunt has said he is
confident the bookselling chain will find a buyer, after posting its latest
set of financial results showing the business has grown its pre-tax
profit by 80%.
Fire and Fury may have missed out on the
print number one last week, but after a shortage of hardback copies in
bookshops over the weekend, readers hungry to learn all about Donald
Trump’s McDonald’s habit turned to the digital shelves.