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.
An East London bookshop's decision to put a sign in its window
highlighting it is "proud" to sell books by authors from
so-called "sh*thole" countries, in reference to a remark
allegedly made by US president Donald Trump, has been met with a
"phenomenal" response from the trade and customers.