Children's previewer at The Bookseller
Fiona Noble on what makes a celebrity-authored book good, and the risks of publishing bad celebrity books.
Founder and director at Research Consulting
The open access market is growing rapidly, how can new opportunities be translated into long-term success? Rob Johnson explores the options.
Country manager at Type & Tell UK
This time last year, The Bookseller ran a piece analysing the latest industry figures from Nielsen which showed that 22% of the e-book market share was gained by self-published... Read more
Editor at The Bookseller
Like the characters of a Jilly Cooper novel, publishing companies enjoy many tangled relationships, with some assignations going back decades. In the 1990s The Bookseller... Read more
Philip Jones reflects on Hachette's acquisition of Bookouture and what it means for both parties.
Campaigner at Libraries
Library campaigner Tim Coates remembers the positive contribution made by the late Gerald Kaufman to the debate on the public library service.
Ahead of LBF, Philip Jones argues that books have never been more relevant.
Agent at Curtis Brown
Agent Jonny Geller asks whether publishers should remain neutral in the current political climate.
Author at Freelancer
Author Tessa Hadley writes about the impact of winning the Windham-Campbell Prize on her career.
Philip Jones says business rates reflect a retail environment that no longer exists.
Manager at Ledbury Poetry Festival
Philippa Slinger blogs about why a poetry competition is a vital platform for poets just starting out, and those in the midst of their careers.... Read more
Founder and co-owner at Mostly Books
Mark Thornton, founder and co-owner of Mostly Books, on how bookshops can help in the fight against loneliness.
Director at English PEN
Jo Glanville argues that the Law Commission's proposals for reforming official secrets legislation would limit editors’ freedom to publish in the public interest.... Read more
Editor at Rife
As Nikesh Shukla crowdfunds for a new essay collection, he talks about why young writers need to be given a platform.
Co-director at Influx Press
Independent publisher and author Kit Caless explores discussions on translation held at the recent Jaipur Literary Festival.