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.
It has now been several months since the
historical women's marches circumnavigated the globe in solidarity that
women's rights are human rights and that all issues are women's issues.
I have been traveling abroad since October and have turned to books
to find a unifying dialogue and community. In my reading, I have
discovered a surge in authentic voices of women telling their stories and
paving the way for the next generation of feminists—male and female—to
feel emboldened and accepted. I believe in the power of women's words and
stories to change the direction of our domestic and global thinking. I
invite you to dive into these pivotal books.