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  • Market Focus 2013 Introduction to Turkey

    LBF Interviews, 01 Dec 2011

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    Page 01 Dec 2011

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Snapshot of the Week - 12 February 2015

    The Bookseller, 13 Feb 2015

    This is a week that has been defined by an image – that much-reproduced photograph of Harper Lee sitting in the back of a car, smiling, as well she might. Her smile has been repeated everywhere, as

    Page 13 Feb 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 5 February 2015

    Roger Tagholm, 05 Feb 2015

    Booksellers both off and online were in the news this week – and not just because they were talking about the Harper Lee bombshell. Foyles’ Birmingham move was announced (as well as the

    Page 05 Feb 2015

  • Snapshot of the Week - 17 October 2014

    Roger Tagholm, 17 Oct 2014

    Further proof – as if it were needed – that self-publishing is a force to be reckoned with came from the latest report from Bowker which showed that in 2013 the number of self-published titles

    Page 17 Oct 2014

  • Snapshot of the Week - 10 October 2014

    Roger Tagholm, 10 Oct 2014

    Bloomsbury’s Richard Charkin questioned the value of foreign publishers selling English language rights this week, suggesting that the market was already over-published and that if

    Page 10 Oct 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

  • 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 - '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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • '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 28 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

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