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.
Friday, October 29, 2010
Sharjah’s Int’l Book Fair Makes a Big Push for UK and US Publishers
Sharjah's International Book Fair, running now through November 6, is emphasizing collaboration with western publishers, particularly from the UK and US, and bestowed several new awards to highlight excellence in English-language publishing. Roger Tagholm reports from the UAE on this important growth market.