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.
With dystopian classics like George Orwell’s 1984 and Margaret
Atwood’s THE HANDMAID’S TALE resurfacing at the top of bestseller lists, it
may feel like the world is ending–or at least radically changing. As we
imagine what the future holds, we’re reminded of these 15 talented writers
who envisioned, and perhaps warned, of a future more sinister than we’d like
to imagine. READ