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  • Snapshot of the Week - 27 August 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 27 Aug 2015

    One story continues to dominate, generating masses of comment, with some voices in support, some against. Serious allegations have been made and at times the language has become heated. Many observers

    27 Aug 2015

  • PubMatch Announces Exclusive Branded Online Rights Trading Partnership with The London Book Fair

    The London Book Fair, 27 Aug 2015

    New York, NY - August 27, 2015 - PubMatch, the premium global rights trading platform for the book publishing industry, is delighted to announce an extension of its current exhibiting

    27 Aug 2015

  • Kindle Unlimited launches in India

    The Bookseller, 26 Aug 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Amazon has launched its Kindle Unlimited service in India, offering access to over a

    26 Aug 2015

  • New c.e.o. for HarperCollins India

    The Bookseller, 26 Aug 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller HarperCollins has appointed Ananth Padmanabhan as the new c.e.o. of HarperCollins India, and

    26 Aug 2015

  • 5 mins with...Catherine Miller

    The London Book Fair, 26 Aug 2015

    Catherine Miller writes contemporary women's fiction with grit. She is this year's Southampton City Libraries Writer In Residence and the Katie Fforde bursary winner.

    26 Aug 2015

  • LBF and CPG Launch Inaugural China Creative Industries Forum

    The London Book Fair, 21 Aug 2015

    Maximising Books and Brands in a Multimedia Age With Guest of Honour Alan Lee Oscar-Winning Film Conceptual Artist and Book Illustrator of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings London, August 21st 2015:

    21 Aug 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 20 August 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 20 Aug 2015

    Chinese publishers are increasingly looking to global markets and to new ways to maximize their sales, with rights playing a key role in this quest – all of which is good news to foreign

    20 Aug 2015

  • Wylie Agency expands into Spanish language market

    The Bookseller, 19 Aug 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller The Wylie Agency is expanding into the global Spanish language market, with former Penguin Random

    19 Aug 2015

  • Smith warns library closures threat to 'democracy of reading'

    The Bookseller, 17 Aug 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Author Ali Smith has used her appearance at the Edinburgh International Book Festival to warn how the closure of

    17 Aug 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 14 August 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 17 Aug 2015

    As if to fill the gap created by so many people being away on holiday, there has been exhaustive analysis of agency pricing this week: its effect on sales of both ebooks and print books, and

    17 Aug 2015

  • 5 mins with...Liz Rosenthal

    The London Book Fair, 12 Aug 2015

    Our 5 minute interview this week is with Liz Rosenthal, Founder and CEO of Power to the Pixel (PttP). PttP is an organisation supporting the film and media industries in their transition to a digital...

    12 Aug 2015

  • 5 mins with...Josephine Chia

    The London Book Fair, 07 Aug 2015

    House of Mirth by Edith Wharton. It’s anything but funny. I am quite amazed by the sharp observation and use of language. It’s the first time I am reading her. How did you buy it? At a second-hand...

    07 Aug 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 6 August 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 06 Aug 2015

    Much activity on the other side of the world this week with the merger of Australis's two largest online book retailers -- Penguin Random House Australia sold Bookworld to Booktopia.

    06 Aug 2015

  • Winton Prize for Science Books shortlist revealed

    The Bookseller, 05 Aug 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller A “page-turning thriller” about the race to crack the genetic code, a portrayal of life in

    05 Aug 2015

  • New indie publisher Dodo Ink launches

    The Bookseller, 29 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Novelist Sam Mills, reviewer Thom Cuell and digital marketer Alex Spears have announced the

    29 Jul 2015

  • 5 mins with...Harriet Williams

    The London Book Fair, 29 Jul 2015

    Harriet Williams is the project assistant on the London Book Fair Market Focus cultural programme at the British Council, as well as working on other literature showcases, including the Guadalajara...

    29 Jul 2015

  • Welsh, Cleeves and Brookmyre on Bloody Scotland shortlist

    The Bookseller, 27 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Hachette has three titles on the Bloody Scotland Crime Book of the Year shortlist, while Pan Macmillan has

    27 Jul 2015

  • Booksellers get free access to digital proofs

    The Bookseller, 24 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Booksellers will get “quicker and wider access” to book proofs from across the publishing

    24 Jul 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 23 July 2015

    The Bookseller, 23 Jul 2015

    There were echoes of the Booksellers Association’s long ago ‘Don’t tax reading’ campaign against VAT on books this week with the International Publishers Association’s report into VAT/GST on

    23 Jul 2015

  • Waterstones to introduce contactless payment

    The Bookseller, 22 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Waterstones will roll out contactless payment across its estate “shortly” following a

    22 Jul 2015

  • 5 mins with...Samantha Schnee

    The London Book Fair, 22 Jul 2015

    Our 5 minute interview this week is with Samantha Schnee. Samantha is the Founding Editor of Words Without Borders, dedicated to publishing the world's best literature translated into English.

    22 Jul 2015

  • George R R Martin urges fans to vote on Hugo Awards

    The Bookseller, 21 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller George RR Martin has urged “every true fan” of science fiction and fantasy to vote for this

    21 Jul 2015

  • Search for next Young Poet Laureate

    The Bookseller, 20 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller London writer development agency Spread the Word is looking for the next Young Poet Laureate for

    20 Jul 2015

  • Gardam to receive Charleston-Chichester Award

    The Bookseller, 17 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Writer Jane Gardam is to be awarded the Charles-Chichester Award for a Lifetime's Excellence

    17 Jul 2015

  • Gardam to receive Charleston-Chichester Award

    The Bookseller, 17 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Writer Jane Gardam is to be awarded the Charles-Chichester Award for a Lifetime's Excellence

    17 Jul 2015

  • Richard E Grant hosts new Penguin Podcast

    The Bookseller, 16 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Penguin Random House is today (16th July) re-launching The Penguin Podcast with a series of programmes about

    16 Jul 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 16 July 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 15 Jul 2015

    As booksellers recover from their Southern hangovers, courtesy of all those glorious and imaginative celebrations of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman, they know that this hullabaloo has been the

    15 Jul 2015

  • 5 mins with...Francois Charette

    The London Book Fair, 15 Jul 2015

    Our 5 minute interview this week is with François Charette. An active member of the publishing community for nearly 17 years, François is the Executive Director of Livres Canada Books, a position he...

    15 Jul 2015

  • Writers demand trade action on diversity

    The Bookseller, 10 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Writers have called on the publishing industry to “take action now” on diversity by offering

    10 Jul 2015

  • Pullman backs SOA call for better contracts

    The Bookseller, 09 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Philip Pullman has backed a campaign for better author contracts from the Society of Authors. Pullman urged publishers

    09 Jul 2015

  • Consumer website from Quarto

    The Bookseller, 08 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller The Quarto Group has launched a new consumer-facing website to promote its global publishing

    08 Jul 2015

  • 5 mins with...Anna Cunnane

    The London Book Fair, 08 Jul 2015

    Our 5 minute interview this week is with Anna Cunnane. Anna works in export sales for independent publisher Kyle Books. In her spare time she is the Chair of the SYP. She is currently learning about...

    08 Jul 2015

  • Campaign for Harper Lee revealed

    The Bookseller, 07 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Harper Lee’s highly-anticipated forthcoming novel Go Set a Watchman (William Heinemann) will be BBC Radio 4’s

    07 Jul 2015

  • P J Harvey collaborates on first poetry collection

    The Bookseller, 06 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Bloomsbury is publishing The Hollow of the Hand, the first poetry collection from musician

    06 Jul 2015

  • ‘Pointless’ host to keynote BA Conference 2015

    The Bookseller, 03 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Richard Osman, writer and presenter of BBC One quiz show “Pointless”, will be the keynote

    03 Jul 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 3 July 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 03 Jul 2015

    Have bookshops ever received such attention? As a highly successful Independent Bookshop Week wrapped up in the UK, a flurry of articles around the world extolled their virtues. Novelist Ken

    03 Jul 2015

  • Book Brunch ALA Preview

    We are delighted to be attending The American Library Association (ALA) Conference this week in San Francisco. Read The Book Brunch Preview of the

    02 Jul 2015

  • Sanjiv Rana Winner The Write Stuff

    We caught up with Sanjiv Rana, winner of the 2014 Write Stuff at The London Book Fair. What was your experience like taking part in The Write Stuff competition at LBF? I was

    25 Jun 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 25 June 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 24 Jun 2015

    The industry is opposed to library closures, but CILIP Carnegie Tanya Landman, who won the CILIP Carnegie Medal for Buffalo Soldier (Walker Books), surely entered the world

    24 Jun 2015

  • BAFTA SEEKS NEW WRITERS OF CHILDREN’S FILM AND TELEVISION FOR INDUSTRY SHOWCASE

    One winner of the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum showcase will attend MIP Junior, supported by The London Book Fair. London, 23 June: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA),

    24 Jun 2015

  • Knausgaard and Robinson on Warwick Prize longlist

    The Bookseller, 19 Jun 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Works of fiction and books published by independent presses dominate the longlist for the Warwick Prize for

    19 Jun 2015

  • IPA urges protection for Greece's book market

    The Bookseller, 18 Jun 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller The International Publishers Association (IPA) has urged Greek finance minister Yanis

    18 Jun 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 18 June 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 18 Jun 2015

    Two new words were introduced to the book industry this week: ‘ponytastic’ and ‘splicensing’. They came up at another stimulating ‘Tech Tuesday’ event, hosted by The London Book Fair Director Jacks

    18 Jun 2015

  • Emma Donoghue pens children’s book

    The Bookseller, 17 Jun 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired a children’s book by Emma Donoghue, author of adult

    17 Jun 2015

  • Ince and Gibson appointed at Hachette Children’s

    The Bookseller, 15 Jun 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has appointed Rob Ince as education and non-fiction

    15 Jun 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 12 June 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 12 Jun 2015

    It has been another typical week in the global book industry: Nielsen figures revealed the continuing growth of self-publishing (and the slowing of the move to digital); HarperCollins announced its

    12 Jun 2015

  • The London Book Fair’s Tech Tuesday turns attention to licensing opportunities between brands, publishers & content owners

    The London Book Fair has announced that the latest edition of Tech Tuesday, its regular networking event connecting the publishing and content industries with the world of

    10 Jun 2015

  • Publishers need to be braver on diversity

    The Bookseller, 08 Jun 2015

    Publishers should “be braver, be too brave” when it comes to taking on new writing if they want to become more diverse, poet and writer Salena Godden told the Stoke Newington Literary

    08 Jun 2015

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