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  • BAFTA Names Emerging Children’s Screenwriter To Receive International Industry Trip

    Alison Down selected from three finalists to attend MIPJunior children’s programming market in October Supported by The London Book Fair London, 1 October: The British Academy of Film

    01 Oct 2014

  • 5 mins with...Hiroshi Sogo

    The London Book Fair, 01 Oct 2014

    Hiroshi SOGO is the Director of Kinokuniya Company Ltd (Japan). Kinokuniya, established in 1927 in Tokyo, is one of the major book retail and library supply companies headquartered in Japan.

    01 Oct 2014

  • Acceptance of Science Book Prize Award

    Popular science writing shines: Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books shortlist announced Winner announced on 10 November 2014 Six enthralling books that help readers to better understand...

    01 Oct 2014

  • S&S signs with Mofibo

    The Bookseller, 30 Sep 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Simon & Schuster has cut a deal with Danish e-book subscription service Mofibo for its backlist

    30 Sep 2014

  • Patterson awards grants to 73 indie bookshops

    The Bookseller, 26 Sep 2014

    More than £130,000 has been allocated to 73 independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland in the first round of grants funded on this side of the Atlantic by author James Patterson. Patterson has...

    26 Sep 2014

  • The Bookseller launches YA Prize

    The Bookseller, 26 Sep 2014

    The Bookseller is to launch the first ever prize for Young Adult books in the UK and Ireland. The decision to create the prize was made after The Bookseller reported on the deficit of

    26 Sep 2014

  • LBF 2015: Submissions Open for Insights programme

    London, 26 Sep 2014

    Insights programme: over 200 events during LBF including seminars, interviews, workshops and demonstrations The London Book Fair (LBF) is seeking seminar submissions for their hugely

    26 Sep 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week - 25 September 2014

    Roger Tagholm, 25 Sep 2014

    “It’s not a business, it’s an illness,” declared Orna Ross, founder of the Alliance of Independent Authors, at this week’s Tech Tuesday debate on ‘The Rise And Rise Of Self-Publishing’, organised by

    25 Sep 2014

  • 5 mins with... Helen McAleer

    The London Book Fair, 24 Sep 2014

    Helen McAleer is the chief global development officer for the Walker Group, and MD of Walker Productions, leading a global team responsible for shaping the Walker Group companies and their properties...

    24 Sep 2014

  • Roddy Doyle to pen Quick Reads title

    The Bookseller, 19 Sep 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Man Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle is one of the six authors writing books for Quick

    19 Sep 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week - 18 September 2014

    Roger Tagholm, 18 Sep 2014

    It has been a good week for infographics, if they are your thing. A Short Guide to Planet Agent which you can find here may have angered some agents, or made them feel uncomfortable with statements

    18 Sep 2014

  • 5 mins with... Julio Trujillo

    The London Book Fair, 17 Sep 2014

    Julio Trujillo works for the National Council for Culture and the Arts (Conaculta), the equivalent of the Ministry of Culture in Mexico and has kindly supplied us with a '5 minute interview' to...

    17 Sep 2014

  • ECJ: 'Member states can set different rates for e-books'

    The Bookseller, 16 Sep 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has said that EU member states are free to charge

    16 Sep 2014

  • Vook buys Byliner

    The Bookseller, 12 Sep 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller.   E -book publishing platform Byliner has been acquired by digital publishing

    12 Sep 2014

  • Hardie Grant brings sales team in-house

    The Bookseller, 11 Sep 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller. Hardie Grant is changing its sales operations in the UK, following its acquisition of

    11 Sep 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week - 11 September 2014

    Roger Tagholm, 11 Sep 2014

    With so much attention still on that other dispute, the one that surely deserves its own imprint now, it was refreshing to have something else loom into view this week. Copyright has never gone away,

    11 Sep 2014

  • Burke book to reveal 'true nature of ISIS'

    The Bookseller, 10 Sep 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller. The Guardian’s south Asia correspondent Jason Burke is to write “an authoritative guide

    10 Sep 2014

  • Hardie Grant brings sales team in-house

    The Bookseller, 11 Sep 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller. Hardie Grant is changing its sales operations in the UK, following its acquisition of

    10 Sep 2014

  • British Chamber of Commerce calls for business rates freeze

    The Bookseller, 09 Sep 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller. The British Chamber of Commerce has set out a "Business plan for Britain", calling for a

    09 Sep 2014

  • Wigtown offers 'book selling residencies'

    The Bookseller, 08 Sep 2014

    Scotland’s national book town, Wigtown in south-west Scotland, is offering members of the public the chance to experience the lifestyle of a bookseller in a

    08 Sep 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week - 4 September 2014

    Roger Tagholm, 04 Sep 2014

    Perhaps Germaine Greer should stick to talking about libraries, concerning which she once said, in Daddy, We Hardly Knew You: “Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order,

    04 Sep 2014

  • Guinness World Records celebrates its 60th

    The Bookseller, 04 Sep 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller. Guinness World Records (GWR) will unveil a special 60th anniversary

    04 Sep 2014

  • Nozieres joins HoZ as rights director

    The Bookseller, 04 Sep 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller. Head of Zeus has appointed Claire Nozieres as rights director. Nozieres joins

    04 Sep 2014

  • Memoirs dominate Samuel Johnson longlist

    The Bookseller, 02 Sep 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller. Memoirs dominate the longlist of the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction, with the personal experiences of John...

    02 Sep 2014

  • Instone launches literary agency

    The Bookseller, 01 Sep 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller.  A new literary agency will launch next week, aiming to “set trends rather

    01 Sep 2014

  • Simon & Schuster is to publish an adult picture book by Bruce Springsteen, based on his song "Outlaw Pete".

    The Bookseller, 29 Aug 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller.  The book is illustrated by Frank Caruso and tells the story a bank-robbing

    29 Aug 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week - 28 August 2014

    Roger Tagholm, 28 Aug 2014

    Much focus on South America this week with Amazon starting to sell physical books in Brazil two years after it began selling ebooks in the country, and Brazil’s largest bookshop

    28 Aug 2014

  • Igloo Books has launched a new warehousing and distribution company, Red Kite Fulfilment.

    The Bookseller, 27 Aug 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller.  The new company will take over the distribution of Igloo products

    27 Aug 2014

  • Restructure for Paragon

    The Bookseller , 26 Aug 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller. Parragon Publishing has restructured into two divisions in order to "grow business in traditional and non-traditional...

    26 Aug 2014

  • Amazons starts physical book sales in Brazil

    The Bookseller, 22 Aug 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller. Amazon has started selling physical books in Brazil for the first time, almost two years

    22 Aug 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week - 22 August 2014

    Roger Tagholm, 22 Aug 2014

    With the appointment of Faber’s Sales and Marketing Director Will Atkinson as MD of Atlantic Books, another chapter in what you might call ‘the class of ‘95’ begins.  John

    22 Aug 2014

  • Amazon to up its China presence

    The Bookseller, 22 Aug 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller. Amazon has signed a deal in China which will allow it to increase its presence in the

    22 Aug 2014

  • 5 mins with... Cortina Butler

    The London Book Fair, 20 Aug 2014

    Cortina Butler is the Director Literature at the British Council. Having previously spent a year with BookBrunch - an online news service for the book publishing industry in the UK and...

    20 Aug 2014

  • 5 mins with... Richard Mollet

    The London Book Fair, 20 Aug 2014

    Richard Mollet became Chief Executive of the Publishers Association in October 2010. In this role he is responsible for leading political engagement with government and parliament at a national and...

    20 Aug 2014

  • Leckie wins Best Novel at Hugo Awards

    The Bookseller, 18 Aug 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Justice (Orbit UK) has been crowned Best Novel at the 2014 Hugo

    18 Aug 2014

  • The Montegrappa Scholastic Prize for New Children’s Writing

    The Montegrappa Scholastic Prize for New Children’s Writing In association with The London Book Fair, LBA Books and The Independent London, August 18, 2014. Six exciting new voices have emerged in...

    18 Aug 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week - 15 August 2014

    Roger Tagholm, 15 Aug 2014

    What another glorious week in the book business! James Patterson channelling the boss of a leading retailer; that same retailer giving the George Orwell estate enough

    15 Aug 2014

  • S&S bolsters fiction team

    The Bookseller, 15 Aug 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Simon & Schuster UK has made major changes to its editorial fiction team,

    15 Aug 2014

  • Snapshot Of The Week - 7 August 2014

    Roger Tagholm, 07 Aug 2014

    If you could keep a physical library book forever, having paid a monthly subscription, would that be a loan or a sale?  The digital version of this slightly curious scenario

    07 Aug 2014

  • 5 minutes with... Karen Healey Wallace

    Karen Healey Wallace is a writer whose debut novel, The Perfect Capital, was shortlisted for a Design Week Award 2014.

    30 Jul 2014

  • 5 minutes with...Cristobal Pera

    Cristobal Pera began his publishing career in 2000, working as an editor at Galaxia Gutenberg, before becoming literary director of the imprint Debate at Random House Mondadori in Barcelona. In 2006,...

    30 Jul 2014

  • TISP launches policy recommendations: the first operational guidelines to boost innovation in book publishing and ICT

    The TISP network (Technology Innovation for Smart Publishing), the European project coordinated by the Italian Publishers Association which gathers 25 organizations from 12 European

    28 Jul 2014

  • 5 minutes with...Emma House

    Which writer would you have loved to have met – and why? Gabriel Garcia Marquez – what a mind that man must have had. I studied his work at university, visited his house in Colombia (from the...

    23 Jul 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week

    Roger Tagholm, 17 Jul 2014

    Following the great and magnificent rebirth of Foyles in Charing Cross Road which received so much coverage – it was packed on Saturday, incidentally, with its ‘market square’ central

    17 Jul 2014

  • 5 minutes with...Jane Tappuni

    As EVP of Business Development at Publishing Technology, Jane Tappuni heads up new business development across the organization. With 20 years of experience in the industry, she is responsible for...

    16 Jul 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week

    Roger Tagholm, 11 Jul 2014

    A nice quote from a Brazilian this week.  “When the Earth moves under one’s feet, it is very difficult to see clearly what stays solid and what is going to be

    11 Jul 2014

  • 5 minutes with...Caspar Thykier

    Caspar Thykier is Zappar’s CEO and co-founder. Caspar has spent the last 15 years working across different areas of marketing starting in advertising where he became the youngest ever

    09 Jul 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week

    Roger Tagholm, 03 Jul 2014

    “Vive la France!” “Je ne comprends pas la France!” That’s roughly the two views people have of the country when it comes to the book industry. The French parliament has just passed a

    03 Jul 2014

  • The London Book Fair announces partnership with BAFTA

    London, 2 July: The London Book Fair (LBF) has announced a new partnership with The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) to promote links between the books and broadcast

    02 Jul 2014

  • 5 minutes with...Chris Gribble

    Chris Gribble is the Chief Executive of Writers’ Centre Norwich. After completing a PhD in German Poetry and Philosophy at the University of Manchester, Chris worked in publishing

    02 Jul 2014

  • BAFTA SEARCHES FOR NEW WRITING TALENT FOR CHILDREN’S FILM AND TELEVISION

    Winner of the special BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum showcase will attend MIP Junior, supported by The London Book Fair London, 30 June: The British Academy

    30 Jun 2014

  • Was ‘Creative’ enough? LBF tackled Skills in Publishing at the Third Tech Tuesday

    Roger Tagholm, 26 Jun 2014

    Publishing needs to behave with more swagger and confidence, said Penguin Random House Group HR Director Neil Morrison at the third Tech Tuesday, hosted by the London Book Fair

    26 Jun 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week

    Roger Tagholm, 26 Jun 2014

    In the great swirl of continuing chatter and comment about The Industry’s Most Famous Dispute, it was almost a relief to see Amazon launch its phone. At least it gave everyone

    26 Jun 2014

  • 5 minutes with...Meryl Halls

    Meryl Halls is Head of Membership Services at the BA, heading up Independent Booksellers Week. She has a special remit for independent initiatives , and works with colleagues across the BA

    24 Jun 2014

  • British Council Launches Open Call for Commissioning Editors Trip to Mexico

    The British Council and CONACULTA today announced an open call for six commissioning editors to travel to Mexico City in preparation for The London Book Fair’s 2015

    20 Jun 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week

    Roger Tagholm, 19 Jun 2014

    The Bookseller refers to it as a ‘mini bookshop boom’, with the latest addition being Waterstone’s announcement of ‘The Southwold Bookshop’, opening next month in the very

    19 Jun 2014

  • 5 minutes with...Peter McKay

    Peter McKay is the Chief Executive of The Publishing Training Centre and has a wealth of experience in the publishing industry. His close involvement with e-publishing and digital

    18 Jun 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week

    Roger Tagholm, 12 Jun 2014

    With all kinds of allegations still being made and no sign of any resolution as yet, it looks like the row of the moment will run and run through the summer and way into extra

    12 Jun 2014

  • 5 minutes with...CJ Browne

    CJ Browne has been a probation officer, lecturer in psychology and Government Advisor for public order and crime prevention. She set up Neighbourhood Safety Projects around

    11 Jun 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week

    Roger Tagholm, 05 Jun 2014

    With London having a distinctly Down Under flavour these last few days, thanks to the inaugural Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and Arts, it’s worth flagging

    05 Jun 2014

  • 5 minutes with...Sam Missingham

    Sam Missingham is Head of Events at HarperCollins and is the creative brains behind the first ever virtual Romance Festival, launching this weekend

    04 Jun 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week - 29-05-14

    Roger Tagholm, 29 May 2014

    The International Publishers Association (IPA) was quick to put the other side of Belarus’ $150m backing of its national publishing industry reported this week.  The money

    29 May 2014

  • 5 minutes with...Ameena Saiyid

    Ameena Saiyid OBE is the Managing Director of Oxford University Press, Pakistan. She is the first woman in Pakistan to become head of a multinational company, and in 2010 Ameena

    28 May 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week

    Roger Tagholm, 22 May 2014

    And so to the issue of the moment, the dispute that everyone is talking about, the one that is filling our screens and our tablets with comment.  It’s a sensitive topic,

    22 May 2014

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