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’s all fun and games until someone
gets hurt, right? In each of these books, characters play their own
games—physical ones involving strategy and chance, and psychological ones
involving love, lies, and possibly murder. In some cases, they win. In
some cases, they lose. And in others, it’s impossible to determine if
anyone’s come out on top.