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.
There’s no better way to learn about the lives of others than
through books. Though novels can put us in the heads and hearts of
interesting and unforgettable characters, it’s through immersive narrative
nonfiction that we can break out of our daily routines and embrace a world
that is more memorable than fiction. To get you started, here is a list of
nine of my favorite nonfiction journeys. READ