Blogs

  • The uncertain hour

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    It was perhaps a simpler era: in 2010, ahead of that year’s general election, The Bookseller wrote that “from a book sales point of view, the sooner... Read more

  • The bookshop politic

    By Catherine Barter

    Co-manager at Housmans

    Bookseller Catherine Barter argues that radical bookshops are becoming more needed in the current political climate. Read more

  • Thinking outside the books – how to get ahead in publishing

    By Sarah Minty

    Vice chair at SYP London

    Sarah Minty, vice chair of SYP London, says future publishers need to do more than just love books. Read more

  • Goodbye to all that

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    As Theresa May triggers Article 50, Philip Jones considers what this means for the future of the book trade.  Read more

  • Status quotidian

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones reflects on London Book Fair 2017, the "one that fell before the fall". Read more

  • Does celebrity sell?

    By Fiona Noble

    Children's previewer at The Bookseller

    Fiona Noble on what makes a celebrity-authored book good, and the risks of publishing bad celebrity books. Read more

  • Finding sustainable growth in OA

    By Rob Johnson

    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. Read more

  • Going it alone: Why there has never been a better time to be a self-published author

    By Jon Watt

    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

  • Who wants whom

    By Philip Jones

    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

  • Hachette’s new clothes

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones reflects on Hachette's acquisition of Bookouture and what it means for both parties. Read more

  • Kaufman’s wisdom on libraries

    By Tim Coates

    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. Read more

  • London calling

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Ahead of LBF, Philip Jones argues that books have never been more relevant. Read more

  • Guardians at the gate

    By Jonny Geller

    Agent at Curtis Brown

    Agent Jonny Geller asks whether publishers should remain neutral in the current political climate.   Read more

  • The true value of prizes for authors

    By Tessa Hadley

    Author at Freelancer

    Author Tessa Hadley writes about the impact of winning the Windham-Campbell Prize on her career. Read more

  • Relateable values

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones says business rates reflect a retail environment that no longer exists. Read more

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