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.
Original Winnie the Pooh drawings will be on show at the
V&A for the first time in almost 40 years as part of the UK’s largest
exhibition on the classic children's character created by author A A
Milne and illustrator E H Shepard.
John le Carré is putting in an "extremely rare"
public appearance at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall to mark the
publication of his new book, A
Legacy of Spies (Viking), that has been dubbed "the
literary event of the autumn".