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.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Joseph Anton - Salman Rushdie's memoir - NZ publication tomorrow
Rushdie’s memoir Joseph Anton will be published in NZ tomorrow, Friday
The publishers say the book is one of exceptional frankness and
honesty, compelling, provocative, moving, and of
vital importance. What happened to Salman Rushdie was the first act of a drama
that is still unfolding somewhere in the world every day.
My review copy arrived today and I have to say that at 636 pages it appears rather daunting.