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  • 5 mins with... Graham Earl

    The London Book Fair, 24 Oct 2013

    Graham Earl is the new Head of Sales at The London Book Fair. If you'd like to speak to Graham about opportunities at LBF then contact him directly.What was the last

    24 Oct 2013

  • Bloomsbury in imprint branding shake-up

    Helen Clifford, 14 Nov 2012

    Bloomsbury Publishing has laid out plans to rename a number of its academic imprints over the coming months.  As The Bookseller reports, its Continuum brand

    14 Nov 2012

  • Book publishing drives comic company’s revenue

    Katie Morhen, 16 Dec 2011

    A comic book and magazine publishing house based in Dundee has seen its group revenue increase as books helped drive the growth. DC Thomson, the brand behind the Beano and Dandy, proved their

    16 Dec 2011

  • British Council launches open call for fiction editors study trip to Korea

    The London Book Fair, 30 Sep 2013

    As a key initiative to support The 2014 London Book Fair Market Focus programme, The British Council and the Literature Translation Institute of Korea today

    30 Sep 2013

  • Children’s publishers facing stricter product scrutiny

    Publishers of children’s books are set to face stricter product tests under new changes to legislation that mean they will have to test for 11 more chemicals than before. According to a report by

    06 Feb 2012

  • Divergent tops e-book bestseller list

    Harpercollins' Divergent series of novels has topped e-book sales tables following the release of the movie adaptation. The books, written by Veronica Roth, took the top three

    27 Mar 2014

  • French VAT hike to hit books

    Katie Morhen, 14 Nov 2011

    A French increase in the VAT rate is due to hit the publishing industry as the nation strives to save 65 billion euros by 2016. The discounted VAT rate currently stands at 5.5 per cent on

    14 Nov 2011

  • Hardie Grant brings sales team in-house

    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

    Updated 1 year ago

  • Hollywood hunk to publish through Amazon

    Katie Morhen, 04 Jan 2012

    One of Hollywood’s biggest heartthrobs has decided to publish his latest work of fiction through the major online retailer Amazon, it has been reported. Spiderman star James Franco will debut his...

    04 Jan 2012

  • How are publishers adapting?

    In an article for Forbes magazine, David Vinjamuri describes how the self-publishing phenomenon is changing the market. It has led to the emergence of hybrid publishers, which

    10 Jan 2014

  • International line-up on show at Shanghai Literary Festival

    Helen Clifford, 01 Mar 2013

    The Shanghai Literary Festival gets underway today (March 1st) and will feature a distinctly international flavour with 69 authors, artists and film producers from

    01 Mar 2013

  • Judges announced for Charles Taylor Prize

    Helen Clifford, 03 Jan 2013

    With finalists for the award set to be revealed on January 9th, the judges for the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction have now been announced. The

    03 Jan 2013

  • Snapshot of the Week -29 May2015

    For Canongate’s Jamie Byng it has been payback time.  After the difficulties the publisher experienced with the autobiography of Wikileaks founder Julian

    Updated 8 months ago

  • Snapshot of the week with Roger Tagholm

    Roger Tagholm, 30 Jan 2014

    There was much focus on bricks and mortar this week.  At the American Booksellers Association’s Winter Institute meeting in Seattle, sponsored by the Ingram Content Group,

    30 Jan 2014


    The London Book Fair – 14-16 March 2017 Bologna Children’s Book Fair – 3-6 April 2017 London/Bologna 31 September 2015: Bologna Children’s Book Fair and The London Book Fair

    01 Oct 2015

  • 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

  • ‘Don’t forget the Alamo’. Summer in San Antonio

    Not quite a busman’s holiday, I headed off in June to The International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference and exhibition San Antonio. Texas.

    Updated 2 years ago

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