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.
I have been an unabashed Francophile almost all my life. But I’m
certainly not the first American to be captivated by France. We all know the
classics—Ernest Hemingway’s A MOVEABLE FEAST, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s TENDER IS
THE NIGHT, Julia Child’s MASTERING THE ART OF FRENCH COOKING—but we remain as
obsessed in our modern day as we did then. So, I’m recommending these 7
modern books by and for French-obsessed Americans. READ