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  • 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 30 Jan 2014

  • Market Focus 2013 Introduction to Turkey

    LBF Interviews, 01 Dec 2011

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  • 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.

    Page 01 Oct 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week - 25 June 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 24 Jun 2015

    The industry is opposed to library closures, but CILIP Carnegie Tanya Landman, who won the CILIP Carnegie Medal for Buffalo Soldier (Walker Books), surely entered the world

    Page 24 Jun 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 23 April 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 23 Apr 2015

    Will this be the year of the physical fight back? It certainly feels like it, with much of the impetus coming from children’s books. Nielsen has reported strong sales for printed children’s books

    Page 23 Apr 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 16 April 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 16 Apr 2015

    So how will LBF 2015 be remembered? Surely for sunshine and light – and for the recognition of what Faber Chief Executive Stephen Page called “a new ecology”, one that recognises the revival of

    Page 16 Apr 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 9 April 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 12 Apr 2015

    There were some provocative remarks this week from digital expert Charles Arthur, author of Digital Wars: Apple, Google, Microsoft and the Battle for the Internet. He told Publishing

    Page 12 Apr 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 2 April 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 02 Apr 2015

    A flurry of reports and statistics painted a mixed picture of the UK book industry in recent days. There was modest good news for publishers in the report from Nielsen Book that showed that

    Page 02 Apr 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 26 March 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 25 Mar 2015

    Lonely Planet says of Bologna: ‘Fusing haughty elegance with down-to-earth grit…’ – and that’s just the publishers! No, that’s its assessment of the city, of course, where publishers and agents arrive

    Page 25 Mar 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 18 March 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 25 Mar 2015

    Never mind the Great Wall; after two of China’s largest online publishing companies merge, the resulting giant will surely be the only online publishing and ebook company to be visible from outer...

    Page 25 Mar 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 26 February 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 26 Feb 2015

    There were two very revealing interviews with Waterstones’ MD James Daunt this week, with his by now famous ‘fishermen’ quote leading to inevitable comparisons with Eric Cantona (historical

    Page 26 Feb 2015

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • '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

  • 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

  • Dubai Police book fair a big hit with kids

    Children across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have flocked to Dubai for its annual Police book fair. The one-week event, which will run until October 31st, sells books that

    Page 30 Oct 2013

  • An Ideal for Every Child: Cross-cultural Language Education

    Alicia Liu, Director of Singing Grass Communications, 17 Oct 2013

    Chinese Language Teaching and English Language Teaching ventures are the cornerstone of international collaboration in the Chinese publishing industry. The London Book Fair and Beijing

    Page 17 Oct 2013

  • We are looking for a Conference Coordinator, LBF

    The London Book Fair, 03 Oct 2013

    Description Reed Exhibitions excels in creating high profile, highly targeted business and consumer exhibitions and events to establish and maintain business

    Page 03 Oct 2013

  • LBF Director Jacks Thomas reports from MipJunior - “the world’s showcase for kids programming”

    The London Book Fair, 16 Oct 2013

    For all of us in publishing, the beginning of October is firmly Frankfurt-focused.  For our creative cousins in TV, October is all about Cannes: MIP Junior and

    Page 16 Oct 2013

  • We are looking for a Relationship Manager, International Rights Centre, LBF

    The London Book Fair, 03 Oct 2013

    DescriptionHere is an exciting opportunity to join The London Book Fair (LBF) team! LBF is one of the UK’s largest international trade events. The London Book

    Page 03 Oct 2013

  • LBF Gaming Watch!

    We’ve been following Neil Gaiman’s progress very closely since his appearance at the Digital Minds Conference in April this year. Congratulations to him on the launch of his first

    Page 21 Aug 2013

  • LBF and BIBF Chinese Language Teaching and English Language Teaching Seminar

    The London Book Fair and Beijing International Book Fair are delighted to announce the details of the jointly organised 2013 CLT - ELT Seminar Title: LBF/BIBF CLT-ELT SeminarDate &...

    Page 14 Aug 2013

  • Children 'missing out due to lack of translation'

    The London Book Fair, 09 May 2013

    Children in the UK continue to miss out on some of the best kids books from around the world, due to the fact that many are not translated into English. That

    Page 09 May 2013

  • PD James nominated for H R F Keating Award

    The London Book Fair, 07 May 2013

    PD James has been identified as one of the authors who has made the list of nominations for this year's H R F Keating Award, which looks to recognise the

    Page 07 May 2013

  • Publisher Simon & Schuster posts rise in profits

    The London Book Fair, 03 May 2013

    The first quarter of 2013 was a particularly lucrative time for publishing company Simon & Schuster, which has posted a rise in profits in its latest financial

    Page 03 May 2013

  • New George R R Martin book coming for Christmas

    The London Book Fair, 03 May 2013

    Fantasy writer George R R Martin will unveil his next title in time for this Christmas, which is sure to go down well with his legion of fans. HarperCollins

    Page 03 May 2013

  • Hachette to make e-books available in US libraries

    Helen Clifford, 02 May 2013

    People in the US will soon be able to pick up an e-book from a public library, as well as traditional printed versions of the text. Publisher Hachette has

    Page 02 May 2013

  • Record sales for British publishers in 2012

    Helen Clifford, 02 May 2013

    British publishers enjoyed record-breaking sales figures last year, with books appearing to be more popular than ever. New figures from the Publishers

    Page 02 May 2013

  • Books Are My Bag campaign deadline nears

    Helen Clifford, 30 Apr 2013

    Booksellers across the UK are readying themselves for the end of a special campaign that aims to provide readers with a special bag. The Books Are My Bag

    Page 30 Apr 2013

  • York printer and publisher Bill Sessions dies, aged 97

    A renowned printer and publisher from York, Bill Sessions, has died peacefully at the age of 97 following a career spanning more than 60 years. Mr Sessions

    Page 29 Apr 2013

  • Publisher Pearson reveals 'on target' financial performance

    Helen Clifford, 29 Apr 2013

    Pearson, the publishing and learning company, has announced its financial performance in the first three months of 2013 was roughly in line with its

    Page 29 Apr 2013

  • Sandstone Press wins Desmond Elliott Prize nomination

    Helen Clifford, 26 Apr 2013

    An indie publisher based in Scotland has won a prestigious nomination for this year's Desmond Elliott Prize, after the success of one of its titles. Sandstone

    Page 26 Apr 2013

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