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.
Beach reading is something we look forward to all year long. We
can’t wait to pack up a bag with a few great paperbacks, a giant bottle of
sunscreen, and—if we’re feeling particularly festive—a cooler with a
selection of fine adult cocktails. Now we’ve combined our years of literary
expertise with our oh-so-refined beverage preferences to create a list of
exactly what books and what beverages you should be enjoying this summer. But
in all seriousness, don’t forget your sunscreen! READ