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.
Bonnier Publishing’s acting chief executive has told The Bookseller he
is working on a "new strategy" to ensure the company has a
"sustainable future", after it emerged that the firm has been
beset by profitability issues in recent years.
The heavy snow plaguing the UK and Ireland this week will
"inevitably" have an impact on sales, retail chiefs have
told The Bookseller,
with several shops forced to close and deliveries postponed as the
Bela Shayevich’s "extraordinary" and
"fearless" translation of Second-Hand Time by Nobel Prize
in Literature winner Svetlana Alexievich, published by Fitzcarraldo
Editions, has won the inaugural TA First Translation Prize.