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  • Neil Gaiman Keynote at The Digital Minds Conference 2013

    Neil Gaiman's Keynote at The Digital Minds Conference 2013, QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, London Neil Gaiman's Keynote at The Digital Minds Conference 2013, QEII Conference Centre, Westminster,...

    19 Apr 2013

  • Interview with Suzy Astbury

    Suzy Astbury, Managing Director of Inspired Selection – the key book trade recruiter and sponsor of the London Book Fair Chairman’s Breakfast – discusses the challenges of finding the right person for the...

    12 Apr 2013

  • Interview with Elif Shafak

    As The London Book Fair Author of the Day on Tuesday, Elif Shafak carries the torch for Market Focus country Turkey, a place she still calls home and whose unique confluence of Eastern and Western...

    04 Apr 2013

  • Interview with Liz Pichon

    In a few short years, author and illustrator Liz Pichon has become a firm favourite with children in Britain and around the world. The London Book Fair's Author of the Day (Wednesday 17 April 2013) talks...

    27 Mar 2013

  • Interview with William Boyd

    It's thirty years since William Boyd was chosen as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists and, rather to his surprise, he's still writing successfully, films as well as novels. On the opening day...

    27 Mar 2013

  • Interview with Sara Lloyd

    Sara Lloyd, Digital and Communications Director of Pan Macmillan and Chair of this year’s LBF Digital Minds Conference, discusses the problems and opportunities facing publishers in a world that’s still...

    13 Mar 2013

  • Interview with Mehmet Inhan

    Before the world had heard of Amazon, Mehment Inhan and his colleagues in Turkey were launching idefix.com.tr. Fifteen years on, with a consumer website, a literary magazine, and a B2B distribution...

    14 Jan 2013

  • Interview with Andrew Franklin, Profile

    Founded 16 years ago, Profile is one of the UK's most successful independent publishers whose long list of bestsellers includes Alan Bennett's short stories, Simon Garfield's Just My Type and, of course,...

    18 Dec 2012

  • Interview with James Daunt

    The London Book Fair, 22 Nov 2012

    The store refurbishment is rolling out, Kindles are on sale, a bookselling academy is in place. Much now depends on the next couple of months but Waterstones Managing Director James Daunt was in a buoyant...

    22 Nov 2012

  • Interview with David Breuer

    The London Book Fair, 27 Sep 2012

    David Breuer, Director of Co-Edition Publishing at Quarto, has enjoyed a career that includes Phaidon, the Royal Academy of Art and the Royal Pavilion Brighton. He talks to Liz Thomson about partnering...

    15 Oct 2012

  • Interview with Fionnuala Duggan

    CourseSmart, the world's largest provider of digital textbooks, launched in the UK this year and has recently announced a partnership with Blackwell's. Managing Director Fionnuala Duggan - who studied...

    29 Aug 2012

  • Interview with Matteo Berlucchi

    LBF Interview, 19 Jul 2012

    Matteo Berlucchi, Chief Executive of Anobii, the social networking site for booklovers, talks about the company's recent deal with Sainsbury's, his pitch to independent booksellers -- and why DRM will go....

    20 Jul 2012

  • Interview with Bi Feiyu

    LBF Interview, 21 May 2012

    No stranger to the West, though yet to be widely translated here, Bi Feiyu is an award-winning writer whose accessible and engaging novels and short stories open a window into Chinese life in all its rich...

    21 May 2012

  • Interview with Patrick Ness

    LBF Interview, 21 May 2012

    It's barely four years since Patrick Ness burst on to the children's and YA scene with The Knife of Never Letting Go. The Chaos Walking Trilogy has since gathered widespread international praises and...

    21 May 2012

  • Interview with Peter James

    LBF Interview, 21 May 2012

    The opening day of the Fair features bestselling crime and thriller writer, Peter James. One of the UK's most treasured crime and thriller novelists, Peter James' Roy Grace detective novels have sold over...

    21 May 2012

  • Interview with Donald Smith

    LBF Interview, 03 Apr 2012

    Donald Smith, Deputy Managing Director, Publishing and Digital Recruitment, at Inspired Selection had a long career in publishing before he got headhunted by a recruitment agency. His background gives him...

    05 Apr 2012

  • Interview with Rod Bristow

    LBF Interview, 01 Nov 2011

    Liz Thomas meets Rod Bristow during his term as the Publishers Association President. Liz Thomas meets Rod Bristow during his term as the Publishers Association President.

    31 Jan 2012

  • Interview with Charlotte Liu

    LBF Interview, 24 Jan 2012

    As publishers prepare to do business with China, this year's London Book Fair Market Focus, Liz Thomson talks to Charlotte Liu, Managing Director, Macmillan, Greater China, about the rapidly changing face...

    24 Jan 2012

  • Market Focus 2013 Introduction to Turkey

    LBF Interviews, 01 Dec 2011

    01 Dec 2011

  • Interview with Jamie Byng

    LBF Interviews, 25 Jul 2011

    Jamie Byng, Managing Director of Canongate Books, describes the risks and most famous releases from his publishing career. Jamie Byng, Managing Director of Canongate Books, describes the risks and most...

    28 Nov 2011

  • Interview with Mark Gough

    LBF Interviews, 25 Jul 2011

    Mark Gough, Global Environmental Manager of Reed Elsevier, discusses sustainability in the publishing sector. Mark Gough, Global Environmental Manager of Reed Elsevier, discusses sustainability in the...

    28 Nov 2011

  • Interview with Alistair Burtenshaw

    LBF Interviews, 25 Jul 2011

    Alistair Burtenshaw, Director of The London Book Fair, describes how the ash cloud affected the 2010 edition of the show and celebrating the 40th birthday in 2011. Alistair Burtenshaw, Director of The...

    28 Nov 2011

  • 19 Oct 2011

  • Interview with Richard Mollet

    LBF Interviews, 04 Apr 2011

    Richard Mollet, Chief Executive of Publishers Association, talks about his first five months in his new role. Richard Mollet, Chief Executive of Publishers Association, talks about his first five months...

    19 Oct 2011

  • Interview with Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

    LBF Interviews, 01 Apr 2011

    Authors of the Day and creators of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, talk about their careers in publishing. Description

    19 Oct 2011

  • Event - Cosmonauts on the international space station deliver message

    The London Book Fair, 12 Apr 2011

    Cosmonauts on the international space station deliver message to London Book Fair on the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's space flight Cosmonauts on the international space station deliver message to...

    26 Jul 2011

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