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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 campaign has been launched to transform the database of knowledge available on Wikipedia into a print edition of the encyclopaedia. PediaPress has started the
24 Feb 2014
Alastair Horne, 07 Sep 2016
A new report on the Chinese journals market leads off a busy month of STM publishing news. The Chinese journals market is now worth approximately 24 billion yuan (£2.7bn),
07 Sep 2016
Alastair Horne, 03 Aug 2016
As the STM publishing sector continues to digest the likely implications of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, news of a potentially significant further
03 Aug 2016
Alastair Horne, 22 Jun 2016
It’s certainly been a busy month for the university press sector. In the UK, new open access university press UCL Press celebrated its first birthday this month with a
22 Jun 2016
Roger Tagholm, 22 Jun 2016
The importance of libraries as free, open, accessible, democratic spaces has been underlined on both sides of the Atlantic in recent days. It was a small, community library in
Roger Tagholm, 09 Jun 2016
Parallel importation is Australia’s boomerang issue. It’s back again right now with the coalition government’s plans to remove PIRs (parallel import restrictions) and turn
09 Jun 2016
Alastair Horne, 27 May 2016
It’s been a mixed month for the academic sector, with news of growth and ambitious new initiatives interspersed with more worrying developments. Figures released by the
27 May 2016
The challenges come from surprising quarters sometimes. The industry is used to change, to threats, to all manner of tech announcements, to moves by Amazon or Apple, to new
The British Book Industry Awards – the ‘Nibbies’ as was – returned to its ancestral home in the Great Room of London’s Grosvenor House on Park Lane this week and saw Transworld named Publisher of the...
03 May 2016
Roger Tagholm, 01 Apr 2016
British publishers will head to the splendour of Olympia for the 45th London Book Fair in a fortnight, buoyed up by positive state-of-the-nation figures released by Nielsen at
01 Apr 2016
Alastair Horne, 21 Mar 2016
If the past four weeks in academic publishing have had a theme, then that theme has been experimental business models. On March 1st, Knowledge Unlatched announced the
21 Mar 2016
Roger Tagholm, 18 Mar 2016
From the Bay of Pigs to an array of sigs. Marcus Dohle, CEO of Penguin Random House CEO, Michael Pietsch, CEO of Hachette Book Group US, Carolyn Reidy, CEO of Simon &
18 Mar 2016
Roger Tagholm, 04 Mar 2016
Diversity has never been more on the agenda – from the Oscars to the Library of Congress and, of course, the book industry. In the UK, the £1,000 Jhalak Prize for Book
04 Mar 2016
After the BAFTAS, the agent Jonny Geller tweeted ‘I wonder why nobody thanks the source material, the books, without which many of the films could not have been made’.
19 Feb 2016
Alastair Horne, 18 Feb 2016
The month in STM publishing has been dominated by the publication of two reports on open access publishing in the UK. The Tickell report on Open access to research
18 Feb 2016
The 2016 Prose Awards for professional and scholarly publishing saw some excellent results for UK publishers. Cambridge University Press led the way with ten awards,
Written by Paul Richardson and Graham Taylor, authors of the ever popular PA Guide to the UK Publishing Industry, This 174-page report is a unique analysis of the UK publishing market. For a list of...
29 Jan 2016
Alastair Horne, 29 Jan 2016
The new year began with news that a number of publishers would be following the lead set last year by the Royal Society in requiring ORCID IDs in their publication
Roger Tagholm, 22 Jan 2016
A sad week with the death of Lord Weidenfeld at the age of 96. The co-founder of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, he was a colossus of the industry, someone who always seemed to have
22 Jan 2016
Roger Tagholm, 08 Jan 2016
Well, to paraphrase Mother Goose in the old nursery rhyme: ‘Ladybird, Ladybird,/Fly away home,/Your house is on fire/And your children all gone…to the bookshop to buy How it
08 Jan 2016
Alastair Horne, 15 Dec 2015
It has been a month of partnerships and coalitions, drawing partners all across the industry into a complex interlinking chain. Research Councils UK announced that they
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
Roger Tagholm, 10 Dec 2015
The year is ending on strong notes of optimism on both sides of the Atlantic. At the Bookseller’s FutureBook conference in London, Faber Chief Executive Stephen Page observed that
10 Dec 2015
Alastair Horne, 10 Dec 2015
Open access continues to dominate the news. It was certainly the most common topic of conversation during Academic Book Week, with some events entirely focused on the
Roger Tagholm, 12 Nov 2015
Academic books should be shorter; content needs to be atomised so that it can be easily repackaged, annotated and shared; and publishers should recognise that YouTube
12 Nov 2015
The Bar Federal in Cannes was noisier than usual last Friday night, as the London Book Fair MipJunior delegation met up with the PACT UK delegation for the first networking event of
09 Oct 2015
Following a spellbinding showcase of three emerging screenwriters’ scripts at the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Showcase: Children’s Media on Saturday (24 September), Ben Weiner was chosen to attend MIP...
27 Sep 2016
Diamond Kahn & Woods Literary Agency are delighted to announce that Ella Kahn has signed Natalie Hart, winner of the 2016 London Book Fair’s The Write Stuff pitch event,
19 Sep 2016
London, 19 August 2016:The London Book Fair will be attending Shanghai International Literary Festival and Beijing International Book Fair in August 2016.
19 Aug 2016
“Building Inclusivity in Publishing” How valuing diversity is essential for a successful publishing industry 15 November 2016, 15 Hatfields, London NEWS FOR RELEASE, LONDON, 4 AUGUST 2016: A...
05 Aug 2016
London/Krakow, 11 July 2016: A delegation from The London Book Fair (LBF) and the British Council arrives in Poland today to meet with publishers, retailers, festival programmers, and other industry
18 Jul 2016
One winner of the BAFTA Rocliffe Children’s Media Showcase will attend MIP Junior, supported by The London Book Fair London, 6 June: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), in...
06 Jun 2016
• French publisher Actes Sud wins Adult Trade Publisher • Readings in Australia crowned Bookstore of the Year• US and Chinese publishers lead the field with two awards...
28 Apr 2016
The London Book Fair 2016 Author Line-Up London, 23 March 2016: The London Book Fair has unveiled a glittering author line-up for 2016 including Julian Fellowes, Audrey Niffenegger, Jeffrey Archer...
24 Mar 2016
Leading publishers, star agents and best-selling authors will be sharing their expertise in this year’s Author HQ seminar programme-specially designed for writers and aspiring writers News for...
17 Mar 2016
OECD, Pearson and TES GlobalOpen one-day conference on how technology, policy and content may be most effectively applied to raise education standards Tuesday 12th April
10 Mar 2016
London, Wednesday 9 March 2016: The London Book Fair will present the LBF Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 to Gail, Baroness Rebuck, DBE, Chair of Penguin Random House, UK. Gail Rebuck is a towering...
09 Mar 2016
LONDON, 03 MARCH 2016: The shortlist for The London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2016 has been announced, with China leading the shortlists with five nominations and the USA and...
07 Mar 2016
The Report “How the new business models in the digital age have evolved” is definitely the most informative discussion of new business models on the Internet that you will
The London Book Fair, 03 Mar 2016
London/Krakow, 3 March 2016: The London Book Fair, its UK partners the British Council and the Publishers Association; and the Polish Book Institute have announced Poland as the Market Focus for...
03 Mar 2016
First Story Named The London Book Fair’s Charity of the Year 2016 London, 25 February 2016: The London Book Fair has announced that First Story – a charity which believes in changing lives
25 Feb 2016
In a rare public interview, James Daunt, MD of a resurgent Waterstones, and Stephen Page, one of publishing’s longest standing and most well respected CEOs, will examine the big issues and the state...
08 Feb 2016
The International Publishers Congress, 02 Feb 2016
Copyright in publishing will be a key theme at the Congress London/Geneva, 1 February 2016: Francis Gurry, Director General of Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organisation, is confirmed to...
02 Feb 2016
The London Book Fair, IPA Congress, 18 Dec 2015
31st International Publishers Congress, 9-12 April 2016 @ LBF London/Geneva, 18 December 2015: Philip Pullman and Alaa Al Aswany will headline 31st International Publishers Congress in London in...
18 Dec 2015
The London Book Fair, 03 Dec 2015
The London Book Fair extends its partnership with Mexican publishers at FIL and opens entries for new Literary Festival category at LBF International Excellence Awards 2016. London/Guadalajara,...
03 Dec 2015
Hachette Global CEO, Arnaud Nourry and distinguished novelist, Alaa Al Aswany to speak at 31st International Publishers Congress at The London Book Fair 2016 London/Geneva, October 14 2015: The 31st...
14 Oct 2015
Search for world’s best bookstore launched by LBF 2016 Entries open for LBF International Excellence Awards 2016 LONDON/FRANKFURT, 14 October 2015: The London Book Fair (LBF), in association with
12 Oct 2015
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
The London Book Fair, 16 Apr 2015
LBF 2016 will host IPA Congress 2016 [London, 16 Apr, 4pm]: As the Market Focus Mexico 2015 programme drew to a close, The London Book Fair (LBF) and its UK partners, The Publishers Association (PA)...
16 Apr 2015
The London Book Fair, 12 Feb 2014
News for release, London, 12 February 2014: The London Book Fair (LBF) is delighted to announce a brand new sector on this year’s show floor: Gaming @ LBF. The new pavilion, supported by
12 Feb 2014
The London Book Fair, 07 Feb 2014
Book Aid International nominated for 2014 Fair The London Book Fair (LBF) is delighted to announce its new annual Charity of the Year initiative, which will launch this year with
07 Feb 2014
The London Book Fair, 29 Jan 2014
NEWS FOR RELEASE, LONDON, 29 January 2014: The London Book Fair (LBF), in association with The UK Publishers Association (The PA), is delighted to announce that submissions and nominations are now...
29 Jan 2014
The London Book Fair, 05 Dec 2013
NEWS FOR RELEASE, LONDON, 5 December 2013: The London Book Fair (LBF) is delighted to announce Malorie Blackman will be Children’s Author of the Day on Thursday
05 Dec 2013
The London Book Fair, 26 Nov 2013
26 NOVEMBER 2013 The London Book Fair, in association with the Publishers Association, is delighted to welcome Anna Rafferty, managing director of Penguin Digital
26 Nov 2013
The London Book Fair, 21 Nov 2013
NEWS FOR RELEASE, LONDON, 20 November 2013: The Children’s and Young Adult (YA) area of The London Book Fair (LBF) will once again have its own dedicated theatre on the
21 Nov 2013
The London Book Fair, 31 Oct 2013
LBF’s prize draw - in partnership with the AAR NEWS FOR RELEASE, LONDON, 31 October 2013: The London Book Fair (LBF) is delighted to announce Robin Straus, Robin Straus
31 Oct 2013
The London Book Fair, 11 Oct 2013
NEWS FOR RELEASE, FRANKFURT, 11 October 2013: The London Book Fair (LBF) is delighted to announce international bestselling and award-winning author Sun-mi
11 Oct 2013
The winners of the 2015 European Union Prize for Literature were announced today at the Opening Ceremony of the London Book Fair by European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and...
17 Apr 2015
The London Book Fair, 01 Apr 2015
Winners of the Prize will be announced at LBF’s Opening Ceremony Date: Tuesday 14th April, 12:00 Venue: East Hall Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Olympia News for release, 1 April 2015: The London Book...
01 Apr 2015
The London Book Fair, 06 Mar 2015
LONDON, [6 MARCH] — The London Book Fair is pleased to announce that the twelfth annual Lifetime Achievement Award in International Publishing will be awarded to Peter Usborne, Founder and Managing...
06 Mar 2015
Agent one-to-one sessions and The Write Stuff competition - Call for Entries! News for release, Wednesday 25 February 2015: The London Book Fair (LBF), the UK’s biggest gathering of international...
24 Feb 2015
Access All Areas: Global Trends in Research and Scholarly Publishing In collaboration with the Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers and The Publishers Association
18 Feb 2015
Sharjah, November 5th 2014: In an exclusive partnership for the Arab Publishing Industry, SIBF is delighted to announce matchmaking and networking opportunities for their
05 Nov 2014