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.
Jamie Oliver’s 5
Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food (Michael Joseph) has rustled
up another week in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 56,966
copies for £675,321 according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.
James Hogan, publisher at Oberon Books, has paid tribute to
the late Peter Hall, founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, as
a "Titan of the theatre" and treasured author who helped to
transform the fortunes of the small independent press 15 years ago.