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  • 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

    Page 30 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

    Page 25 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

    Page 18 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,

    Page 11 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,

    Page 04 Sep 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

    Page 28 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

    Page 22 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

    Page 07 Aug 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

    Page 17 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

    Page 11 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

    Page 03 Jul 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

    Page 26 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

    Page 19 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

    Page 12 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

    Page 05 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

    Page 29 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,

    Page 22 May 2014

  • Roger Tagholm - 'Korea's Poetic Appeal'

    Former Poet Laureate Andrew Motion was at BAFTA on Piccadilly for the Market Focus reception with his Korean wife Kyeong-Soo Kim.  He edited an anthology

    Page 10 Apr 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week

    Roger Tagholm, 08 May 2014

    A bouquet of cross-media roses please, for Mills and Boon whose clever, multi-platform, meta-reality, storytelling experiment The Chatsfield deserves wider coverage than it has

    Page 08 May 2014

  • Roger Tagholm - An African Library in Earls Court

     Book Aid’s new Chairman, the Labour Peer Lord Boateng was giving ‘tours’ of the charity’s intriguing stand yesterday.  It was surely one of the best

    Page 10 Apr 2014

  • Roger Tagholm Highlights from Monday @ London Book and Screen Week

    Roger Tagholm, 08 Apr 2014

    New Chinese PoD service on song Bob Song, Business Development Director at China Educational Publications Import and Export Corporation (CEPIEC), has a busy fair ahead. “We have 47 meetings

    Page 08 Apr 2014

  • What can books learn from TV? And the place where publishers meet Silicon Roundabout

    Storythings and IC Tomorrow talk innovation in publishing In this edition, what does Silicon Roundabout have to offer with publishers? And what can publishers

    Page 31 Mar 2014

  • Why is a publisher like an entrepreneur? And the social future of writing

    Anna Rafferty & Ashleigh Gardner on the social and entrepreneurial future of the book businessIn this episode of the Publishing for Digital Minds podcast, why

    Page 24 Mar 2014

  • Roger Tagholm's Review of the Week

    The reason for the clarion call to publishers issued by Carolyn Reidy, CEO of Simon & Schuster at the Association of American Publishers meeting in New York this week, was

    Page 21 Mar 2014

  • Roger Tagholm's Review of the Week

    Roger Tagholm, 14 Mar 2014

    With George Saunders’ Tenth of December (Bloomsbury) winning the inaugural Folio Prize, there are hopes for a resurgence of the short story – a form that seems perfectly suited

    Page 14 Mar 2014

  • Giving the gift of eBooks and the 'mini-graph’

    Valobox on eBook gifting and Palgrave Macmillan on what comes in between an article and a book. In this episode of the Publishing for Digital Minds podcast,

    Page 14 Mar 2014

  • 5 mins with... Jennifer Booth

    Jennifer Booth is the LBF Operations Manager. She is the lady that makes it all happen and brings The London Book Fair to life! Follow Jen on Twitter @Jennifer_RX_OPsWhat was the last

    Page 12 Dec 2013

  • 5 mins with... James Hall

    James Hall is the global business manager for Compass Media. He has worked as an ELT professional in the roles of teaching, writing, and publishing in East Asia since 2004.

    Page 19 Dec 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,

    Page 29 Jan 2014

  • Roger Tagholm's Review of the Week

    Roger Tagholm, 20 Feb 2014

    It’s a coup for the London Book Fair to secure Anthony Horowitz to give the keynote address in the Digital Minds Conference ahead of the fair itself. The conference kicks off the

    Page 20 Feb 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week with Roger Tagholm

    Roger Tagholm, 09 Jan 2014

    Journalist Roger Tagholm takes us through the first week of 2014 with a publishing industry review: Murder or Mystery? Crime doyenne Ruth Rendell began the year by alluding to a crime of

    Page 09 Jan 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

    Page 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

    Page 22 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

    Page 18 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,

    Page 15 Aug 2014

  • Girl With the Dragon Tattoo sequel announced

    The publisher of Stieg Larsson's Girl With the Dragon Tattoo has hired a new writer to work on a sequel to the trilogy. David Lagercrantz will pen a fourth instalment of the

    Page 19 Dec 2013

  • Game of Thrones season four teased

    The fourth series of the hit HBO TV show Game of Thrones has been teased in a new trailer. Fans of the fantasy epic were treated to seven seconds of footage as part of an

    Page 17 Dec 2013

  • Can publishers adapt as tablet sales grow?

    The number of tablets sold on the UK market grew by seven per cent in the third quarter of 2013. Analysts at the International Data Corporation found the number of tablets, including iPads, Kindles

    Page 12 Dec 2013

  • The London Book Fair announces move to Olympia in 2015 and launches London Book and Screen Week 2014

    The London Book Fair, 12 Dec 2013

    London, December 12th 2013: Following the substantial coverage in the media regarding The Earls Court Opportunity Area, the future of Earls Court as an

    Page 12 Dec 2013

  • Authors call for action on surveillance

    More than 500 of the world's most well known authors have called on governments around the world to stop spying on their citizens. Signatories on a letter addressed to

    Page 10 Dec 2013

  • The London Book Fair appoints Relationship Manager, International Rights Centre

    Sheerin Aswat has been appointed to the newly created role of Relationship Manager, IRC at The London Book Fair effective December 9th. Sheerin joins LBF from Midas

    Page 10 Dec 2013

  • Swiss thriller lands American publisher

    The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Swiss novelist Joel Dicker, which topped many European best-seller lists last year, has picked up an American publisher. Dicker's

    Page 09 Dec 2013

  • Guardian's best food book list has some surprises

    The Guardian's best food books of 2013 is normally dominated by big-name chefs like Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver. But this year, it was lesser known cooks that made up the

    Page 05 Dec 2013

  • Books to thank for bumper box office

    Book-to-movie deals appear to be giving Hollywood a much needed boost. Figures released by Box Office Mojo, which compiles data from the movie industry around the world,

    Page 04 Dec 2013

  • Stoner wins Waterstones Book of the Year

    John Williams' 1965 novel Stoner has been named the Waterstones Book of the Year, having been largely ignored both by critics and the general public for almost 50 years.

    Page 03 Dec 2013

  • Pope Francis becomes comic book star

    Pope Francis, the Vatican's South American incumbent who has become known for his attempts to reform and modernise the papacy, is to be presented to a new audience through an

    Page 02 Dec 2013

  • RSC's Wolf Hall is sell-out

    Mike Poulton's stage adaptations of Hilary Mantel's award-winning historical novels have proven extremely popular, with the majority of tickets for both Royal Shakespeare

    Page 02 Dec 2013

  • Costa announces book award nominees

    Coffee chain Costa has announced the nominees for its upcoming 2013 Costa Book Award. The five novels put up for judgement in the fiction category are all written by women

    Page 29 Nov 2013

  • Popular US reality TV star to pen book

    The creator of the hit movie Catfish, as well as its MTV-commissioned spinoff, has signed a book deal with Grand Central Publishing. Nev Schulman will write a book called In

    Page 27 Nov 2013

  • Virgin to publish Minecraft book

    Virgin Books has acquired the rights to publish a book on the history of Minecraft. According to the Bookseller, Yvonne Jacob and Ed Faulkner have obtained UK and

    Page 26 Nov 2013

  • Toronto to host new book fair

    Toronto will host a new book fair in 2014 in an attempt to get children in the city to start picking up books and get reading. Inspire: The Toronto International Book Fair

    Page 25 Nov 2013

  • Blade Runner art-book reaches crowdfunding goal

    An art-book inspired by the 1982 Ridley Scott classic Blade Runner has reached its crowdfunding goal on Kickstarter. Illustrator James O (a nom de plume), of Chicago,

    Page 25 Nov 2013

  • Ron Burgundy book set to be smash-hit

    Ron Burgundy, the character created by comedy actor Will Ferrell for the Anchorman movie series, has released an autobiography. Let Me Off At The Top: My Classy Life and

    Page 22 Nov 2013

  • Market Focus 2013 Introduction to Turkey

    LBF Interviews, 01 Dec 2011

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    Page 01 Dec 2011

  • '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

    Page 20 Nov 2013

  • BookBenches take centre stage in London

    The London Book Fair, 21 Nov 2013

    London is one of the literary capitals of the world, but even the most avid of readers would not have expected to see so-called BookBenches pop-up around the city.

    Page 21 Nov 2013

  • Viral video star signs book deal

    Viral video stars Vegard and Bard Ylvisaker, best known for their What Does The Fox Say? song on YouTube, have signed a deal to create a picture book. What Does The Fox Say?

    Page 19 Nov 2013

  • Gamers anticipate The Wolf Among Us' 2nd episode

    Gamers around the world are keenly anticipating the second installment of Telltale Games' critically acclaimed The Wolf Among Us series. The game, which is based on an

    Page 18 Nov 2013

  • Wimpy Kid kicks SAF off UK chart top spot

    Wimpy Kid kicks SAF off UK chart top spot Jeff Kinney's latest addition to his Wimpy Kid series - Hard Luck - has knocked Sir Alex Ferguson's (SAF) autobiography

    Page 14 Nov 2013

  • Rowling: I will never top Potter books

    In a new interview, author JK Rowling has said she will never manage to write anything better or more popular than her Harry Potter series. Speaking to Sky News, the Briton

    Page 11 Nov 2013

  • Indonesia Book Fair launched

    The 33rd Indonesia Book Fair is currently taking place in Senayan, South Jakarta, with hundreds of visitors attending the opening days of the event to examine booths offered

    Page 08 Nov 2013

  • Campaigners fight to save Moray libraries

    Seven of the 15 libraries in the Scottish council area of Moray could close as the local executive attempts to save cash, sparking a great deal of criticism from local

    Page 08 Nov 2013

  • Dutch publishers print book in squid ink

    Utrecht-based publishing studio Today Designers has combined medium and message by creating a book of nautical tails printed in squid ink, meaning the finished product has

    Page 04 Nov 2013

  • Authors help launch Visual Verse project

    Critically-acclaimed Scottish writer Ali Smith and former poet laureate Andrew Motion are among the literary figures supporting the launch of a new publishing scheme Visual

    Page 04 Nov 2013

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