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.
The Quarto Group has implemented a new global sales and
marketing structure, which has seen the English Language Sales team divided
into three main channels: US Sales, UK and Europe Sales, and International
Quercus imprint riverrun has acquired three new titles for its
autumn list, including a collection of interlinked satirical short
stories reacting to Donald Trump's presidency and life in a
post-Trump, post-truth America from The
Imperfectionists author Tom Rachman.
International Publishers Association president Michiel Kolman
has spoken of his organisation's role in lobbying for "robust
copyright frameworks and freedom to publish protections” in a speech given
in the Chinese city of Chengdu on UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day (23rd