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.
An independent review into the Welsh
Government's support of publishing and literature in Wales has
recommended the Welsh Books Council take on some of the functions
of Literature Wales, including the administration of its Book of the Year
Diversity is not a "marketing trend” and publishers
should not "dehumanise" readers or black, Asian and minority
ethnic (BAME) authors, Nikesh Shukla told delegates to The Bookseller's
Marketing and Publicity Conference.