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.
Statesman and Virago have teamed up to launch a new literary
prize for women writing about economics or politics in order to address the
“under-representation” of female writers in those fields.
PRH’s “extraordinary” campaigns to launch Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman and
Terry Pratchett’s final book, The
Shepherd’s Crown have been honoured at the Book Marketing
Society’s Best Marketing Awards for the summer season. HarperCollins was
also awarded prizes for the campaigns for Scrabble Week and A Modern Way to Cook
by Anna Jones.