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.
Pan Macmillan gathered booksellers and press to enjoy an
evening of entertainment at The Magic Circle, led by authors including
comedian Russell Brand, Radio 1 DJ Matt Edmondson and former children's
laureate and illustrator Chris Riddell.
The University of London's Birkbeck has been awarded a $99,000
(£76,00) grant from the Andrew W Mellon Foundation for an academic peer
review project which will use the database of science journal PLOS ONE.