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    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    In the seven years since The Bookseller began its annual selection of publishing’s influencers, The Bookseller 100—which, along with the Rising Stars, attempts to show... Read more

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    By Nick Coveney

    Head of digital at Kings Road Publishing

    Kings Road Publishing's Nick Coveney asks if Civilised Saturday a wise branding exercise. Read more

  • Why World Book Night 2016 wasn't able to include BAME authors

    By Rose Goddard

    Project Management at The Reading Agency

    World Book Night project manager Rose Goddard says the event should be home to diverse books by authors from all walks of life. Read more

  • Where are World Book Night 2016's BAME writers?

    By Nikesh Shukla

    Editor at Rife

    Author Nikesh Shukla says lists should be inclusive, and asks where all the BAME writers are for World Book Day 2016. Read more

  • The Independent Alliance 10 years on

    By Andrew Franklin

    Managing director at Profile Books

    Andrew Franklin reflects on the work of the Independent Alliance in its first decade. Read more

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    By Georgina Moore

    Communications director at Headline

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  • Cat's cradle

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Content industries are defined by the formats they use, confined by the speed at which they operate, and refined by the way their audience behaves.... Read more

  • What is sport?

    By Graham Sharpe

    Media relations director at William Hill

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    Creative editor at The Bookseller

    An argument for why we should stop sneering at emojis’ ubiquitousness and embrace a new vocabulary. Read more

  • Risk-taking in a creative space

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    Sandy Mahal talks about digital innovation and her experience of working in an environment that encourages risk-taking and experimentation. Read more

  • Indie go go

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    We over-sentimentalise independence in the book trade. We may not mean to, but we do. Smart independent publishers such as Faber, Canongate, Kogan Page, Profile... Read more

  • The illustrated soldier and the book-hack

    By Helen Limon

    Research associate at Newcastle University

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    By Padraig Reidy

    Editor at Little Atoms

    Why would anyone launch a magazine in the year 2015? It’s a question we at Little Atoms asked ourselves more than once over the past... Read more

  • Up and away

    By Tom Whitwell

    Senior consultant at Fluxx

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    By Sue Lake

    Director at White Rose Books

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