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  • 5 minutes with...Sam Missingham

    Sam Missingham is Head of Events at HarperCollins. We're delighted that she'll be Co-Chairing Publishing for Digital Minds next month (13 April) along with John

    04 Jun 2014

  • 5 minutes with...Sol Campbell and Jeremy Brinton

    Legendary footballer Sol Campbell braved our 5 minute interview this week, and as an extra treat we also pitched some questions to his publisher, Jeremy Brinton. Read both of their

    21 Mar 2014

  • 5 minutes with...Sun-mi Hwang

    Sun-mi Hwang is a leading children's books author from Korea and is one of our Authors of the Day during LBF 2014. We caught up with her for a 5 minute chat below. What

    19 Mar 2014

  • 5 minutes with...Tom Wilkie

    Dr Tom Wilkie is the Executive Chairman of Europa Science. Read our 5 minute interview with him below...What was the last book you read? Moonfleet, a tale of smuggling by J.

    26 Mar 2014

  • 5 minutes with…Martin Preston.

    Martin Preston, now based in Korea, has worked in illustrated publishing since 1977 and is the former Group Publishing Director for Swedish multinational mail-order-publisher IMP. Also a new

    04 Apr 2014

  • 5 minutes... with Alison Hubert

    Alison Hubert is the International Director of Book Aid International the LBF 2014 Charity of the year. For more information on Book Aid International visit the website and to read

    12 Feb 2014

  • 5 minutes... with Ed Wilson

    Ed Wilson, is a Literary Agent for Johnson & Alcock Ltd, for more information visit the website or follow Ed on Twitter @literarywhore Tell us what you/your company does in 20

    07 Feb 2014

  • 5 minutes... with Stephan Carlsson

    Stephan Carlsson, CEO of spends 5 mins with us as he prepares to attend the International Rights Centre at LBF 2014. See what he had to say in the

    19 Feb 2014

  • 63% of publishers to go digital in 2012, study finds

    Katie Morhen, 03 Jan 2012

    It seems an increasing number of publishers are turning to the opportunities offered by digital platforms as 63 per cent intend to publish an e-book next year, recent figures have shown. In a

    03 Jan 2012

  • A look back at 2013

    Roger Tagholm, 18 Dec 2013

    It was the year when ‘showrooming’ entered the Oxford English Dictionary, when all those Penguins found themselves enjoying a splendid new House and when Jeff Bezos suggested that Amazon might use...

    18 Dec 2013

  • A Monster Calls to become motion picture

    A motion picture adaptation of Patrick Ness' A Monster Calls is to be made, directed by acclaimed Spanish filmmaker Juan Antonio Bayona. River Road Entertainment,

    10 Mar 2014

  • A Monster Calls to become motion picture

    A motion picture adaptation of Patrick Ness' A Monster Calls is to be made, directed by acclaimed Spanish filmmaker Juan Antonio Bayona. River Road Entertainment, Participant

    10 Mar 2014

  • A Note from Chair of Digital Minds, Sara Lloyd

    The London Book Fair, 13 Mar 2013

    Digital Minds is in its fifth year and it has continually reinvented itself to address a fast developing market and an increasingly sophisticated audience which

    13 Mar 2013

  • A truly international gathering for its 40th year!

    The London Book Fair, 11 Apr 2011

    NEWS FOR RELEASE, 11 April 2011: The London Book Fair 2011 opens today as a leader among international trade book fairs, with new countries exhibiting, its largest ever Market Focus Pavilion, the...

    11 Apr 2011

  • Academic Newsletter - December 2015

    Alastair Horne, 15 Dec 2015

    With more than forty events nationwide, and an estimated reach of 425 million people in 21 countries, there can be no doubt that Academic Book Week was the biggest news

    15 Dec 2015

  • Accelerated Chinese publishing project receives government backing

    Katie Morhen, 21 Nov 2011

    The Chinese government is supporting an accelerated publishing project focused on classics in social sciences, it has been reported. In an effort to boost the country’s focus on social sciences and

    21 Nov 2011

  • 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

  • African writers reflect on the role of literature in society

    Helen Clifford, 03 Jan 2013

    Novelists, poets and critics have been taking part in special events across Africa to mark an extraordinary year for the continent’s literary scene, as well as to

    03 Jan 2013

  • ALCS needs more diversity says chairman

    The Bookseller, 19 Nov 2014

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller The board of the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) is a “rather white, middle-class group, which does

    19 Nov 2014

  • Amazon 'mirrors supermarkets' on prices

    Helen Clifford, 14 Dec 2012

    Amazon's selling tactics are more akin to those of supermarkets than high street retailers, according to a new report from Simon-Kucher and Partners.  In a study

    14 Dec 2012

  • Amazon brings 450 children's titles to e-platform

    Fiona Kellagher, 07 Dec 2011

    Amazon has deepened its e-publishing potential by acquiring more than 450 children's books it plans to bring out both digitally and in print. For an undisclosed sum, the internet

    07 Dec 2011

  • Amazon clamping down on 'sock puppet' reviews

    Katie Morris, 06 Nov 2012

    Amazon is believed to be taking a stand against 'sock puppet reviews' by preventing writers from submitting their responses to fellow authors' books on the site.

    06 Nov 2012

  • Amazon extends X-Ray capability to iOS

    Helen Clifford, 06 Dec 2012

    X-Ray for books forms part of the Kindle app from Amazon that allows readers to "see the bones of the book" by enabling them to learn more about notable characters,

    06 Dec 2012

  • Amazon launches new format to replace Mobi 7

    Katie Morhen, 21 Oct 2011

    Amazon has upped its stakes in the electronic publishing industry by launching its latest file format to replace the Mobi 7. Kindle Format 8, otherwise known as KF8, is the

    21 Oct 2011

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