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.
US-based author Sherman Alexie has declined the American
Library Association’s 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non-Fiction
following the emergence of sexual harassment accusations against him.
A new exhibition, funded by Arts Council England and
coinciding with London Book Fair's Baltic market focus, will
be showcasing diverse, emerging artists from Estonia, Latvia,
Lithuania and the UK in April and May.
Plath's Obit...55 Years Late: Anemona Hartocollis explains how
she tackled her 'New York Times' obituary of Sylvia Plath, which was published
55 years after the author's death as part of the paper's new
Is Stan Lee
Under Attack?: The 95-year-old, who recently lost his wife, is
"surrounded by charlatans and mountebanks," writes Mark Ebner at 'The