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  • The London Book Fair Announces Market Focus 2017: Poland

    The London Book Fair, 03 Mar 2016

    London/Krakow, 3 March 2016: The London Book Fair, its UK partners the British Council and the Publishers Association; and the Polish Book Institute have announced Poland as the Market Focus for London...

    03 Mar 2016

  • ‘Hungry’ for an audience

    Katie Morhen, 15 Nov 2011

    The official trailer for one of most highly-anticipated books to movies releases has finally been unveiled. LionsGate are poised to unleash The Hunger Games across UK cinemas on 23rd March next year. Based...

    15 Nov 2011

  • ‘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 speaker at this year’s Booksellers...

    03 Jul 2015

  • Pre-modern Arabic texts revealed in new anthology

    A number of pre-modern Arabic texts have been translated for the first time and released in a new anthology by Geert Jan van Gelder, entitled Classical Arabic Literature: A Library of Arabic Literature...

    19 Dec 2012

  • “THE PUBLISHING INDUSTRY MUST REFLECT 21ST CENTURY BRITAIN” SAYS PA, AS CONFERENCE PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED

    Building Inclusivity In Publishing conference: Keynote speakers and programme announced [13 October 2016, London]: The Publishers Association and The London Book Fair’s Building Inclusivity in Publishing...

    13 Oct 2016

  • "Wearable books" mimic characters' experiences

    Sometimes, sympathising with a novel's main protagonist isn't always easy. Some authors are better than others at portraying the thoughts and emotions of their characters. And sometimes, the experiences...

    31 Jan 2014

  • '300 Sandwiches' blogger pens book deal

    New York Post reporter Stephanie Smith has signed a book deal with Zinc Ink, Random House's new publishing arm headed by David Zinczenko and Stephen Perrine. But Ms Smith's book is not at all news related,...

    20 Nov 2013

  • 'Cloud Atlas' author to translate Japanese novel

    Helen Clifford, 01 Mar 2013

    David Mitchell, whose bestselling novel 'Cloud Atlas' has recently been turned into a popular film, is to co-release a new book that he and his wife have translated from the memoirs of a 13-year-old...

    01 Mar 2013

  • 'Heads up' for terrorist negotiators

    Katie Morhen, 11 Nov 2011

    The intricate role political negotiators play in talks with terrorists is set to be documented in a new book written by insider expert Jonathan Powell. Powell, who worked as Tony Blair's chief of staff for...

    11 Nov 2011

  • 'Let Books Be Books' gathers support

    A campaign to end the practice of labelling children's books "for boys" or "for girls" has been gathering momentum, winning the support of leading authors and bookseller Waterstones. The Let Books Be Books...

    18 Mar 2014

  • 'Oh Canada' for Google e-books

    Katie Morhen, 04 Nov 2011

    Publishers across Canada are poised to experience more competition as Google e-books launched its latest store on Tuesday (1st November). The giant has joined forces with the Canadian branches of many...

    04 Nov 2011

  • 'Power of One' author passes away

    Helen Clifford, 23 Nov 2012

    Bestselling author of the highly acclaimed novel 'The Power of One' Bryce Courtenay passed away at his Australian home yesterday morning (November 22nd). At 79-years-of-age, the respected author had...

    23 Nov 2012

  • 'Reading helpers' in schools can help boost literacy

    Emily Delchar, 28 Feb 2013

    A survey of volunteers working for the children's literacy charity Beanstalk has revealed that around a quarter believe the best way to encourage more children to start reading would be to introduce...

    28 Feb 2013

  • 'Unscrupulous Dickens' depiction back on shelves

    Katie Morhen, 24 Oct 2011

    A novel described as creating an image of Charles Dickens as 'unscrupulous' has been reinstated on library bookshelves following its ban in 1928. Portsmouth Central Library has finally agreed to make Carl...

    02 Nov 2011

  • 007 seals 10-year deal for print and digital publication

    Katie Morhen, 16 Mar 2012

    England’s favourite secret service agent James Bond is set to be reinvigorated in 2012 when a new print run of the stories begins as part of a ten-year publishing deal. Ian Fleming’s estate has penned the...

    16 Mar 2012

  • 2012 a hugely successful year for self-publishers

    The inclusion of Alan Sepinwall's 'The Revolution Was Televised' in the New York Times book of the year list has capped a superb 12 months for self-published authors. Michiko Kakutani, seen by many as the...

    21 Dec 2012

  • 31st International Publishers Congress, 9-12 April 2016

    Hachette Global CEO, Arnaud Nourry and distinguished novelist, Alaa Al Aswany to speak at 31st International Publishers Congress at The London Book Fair 2016 London/Geneva, October 14 2015: The 31st...

    15 Oct 2015

  • 5 mins with Eric Huang...

    Eric Huang is the man in the know when it comes to apps and all things digital, as Development Director, for digital agency Made in Me, Huang heads up its new IP and brand development division. We caught...

    15 Jan 2014

  • 5 mins with... AL/MA

    AL/MA is a Storytelling Studio, run by two women (Laura & Maria) living between London & Barcelona. Coming together in January 2013 they have since been building, writing and drawing a series of books that...

    22 Jan 2014

  • 5 mins with... Anna Rafferty

    Anna Rafferty is Managing Director of Penguin Digital. Follow Anna @raffers on Twitter. Anna is chair of the sixth Publishing for Digital Minds Conference on Monday 7th April. Read the full press...

    28 Nov 2013

  • 5 mins with... Christina Gabbitas

    The London Book Fair, 17 Oct 2013

    Christina Gabbitas @poemspictures is a Children's Author at Poems and Pictures, who will be a first time exhibitor at LBF 2014. Visit Christina on stand A510 in the Children's and YA Publishing zone.What...

    17 Oct 2013

  • 5 mins with... Claire Nicole

    The London Book Fair, 29 Jan 2014

    Claire Nicole (@MtlRightsAgency) is communications coordinator for Montréal-Contacts / The Rights Agency. She has worked in communications and marketing for a number of years, specialising in content...

    30 Jan 2014

  • 5 mins with... Cortina Butler

    The London Book Fair, 20 Aug 2014

    5 minutes with... 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...

    27 Aug 2014

  • 5 mins with... Daniel Hahn

    The London Book Fair, 26 Sep 2013

    Daniel Hahn works at The British Centre for Literary Translation which is Britain's leading centre for the promotion and development of literary translation, and is a partner of LBF's Literary Translation...

    26 Sep 2013

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