Blogs

  • Harry Potter: the next generation

    By Katherine Cowdrey

    News reporter at The Bookseller

    Katherine Cowdrey on returning to the magic of Harry Potter as an adult with the "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" play. Read more

  • A call to action: open up the arts

    By Ella Whiddett

    Intern at YA Shot

    Student and intern Ella Whiddett argues that publishing internships need to be more accessible for young people that want to enter the industry. Read more

  • Critical re-thinking

    By Katy Guest

    Freelance journalist at Various

    The haemorrhaging of full-time literary editors raises questions about their future, unless publishers step in, says Katy Guest.   Read more

  • We have to talk about Scoxit

    By Robert Davidson

    Managing director at Sandstone Press Ltd

    Robert Davidson says we need to be asking questions now about the effects of a possible Scoxit. Read more

  • Publishing Go

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones takes a look at publishing-as-was, publishing-as-it-is, and publishing-as-it-will-be. Read more

  • Johnson's Shakespeare, or much ado about nothing

    By Liz Thomson

    Writer and freelance journalist at Various

    After news that Boris Johnson will not be writing his biography of Shakespeare, Liz Thomson says publishers should be on the lookout for bright young... Read more

  • Brexit: The ripple effect

    By Gordon Wise

    Agent at Curtis Brown

    The time for hand-wringing is over, writes Gordon Wise, and now the trade must unite to fight for its best interests post-EU. Read more

  • Lean in 2016

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Publishing needs to make the case for European rights, Philip Jones says. Read more

  • A shared ambition to bring forth more diverse voices

    By Claire Malcolm

    Chief executive at New Writing North

    We'd like to build bridges between the writing development sector and the publishing industry, to address diversity and to build new readers for contemporary writing,... Read more

  • It's all about that audience

    By Becky Fincham

    Director at Bigmouth Book Events, Festivals & Tours

    Becky Fincham on three ways to boost book events. Read more

  • Roald Dahl's Welsh roots

    By Lleucu Siencyn

    Chief executive at Literature Wales

    Lleucu Siencyn takes a look at Roald Dahl's Welsh roots, and how Wales wil celebrate the centenary of his birth. Read more

  • Time of opportunity

    By Stephen Lotinga

    Chief executive at Publishers Association

    Despite the post-referendum turmoil, the book trade should be optimistic, argues Publishers Association chief Stephen Lotinga. Read more

  • Future in the past

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones looks at the history of two publishers celebrating birthdays in 2016, and what they tell us about the future. Read more

  • After the shock

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    In June 1975, ahead of the previous European Union referendum on whether the United Kingdom should remain in the European Economic Community, publisher George Weidenfeld... Read more

  • What next, after the 'Leave' win?

    By Diane Banks

    Founder at Diane Banks Associates Literary & Talent Agency

    Literary and talent agent Diane Banks contemplates the next steps for the publishing industry following the UK's vote to leave the European Union. Read more

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    by Moyes, Jojo
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    by May, Peter
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    by Baldacci, David
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    Me Before You
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