Blogs

  • Bookshop obscura

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones explores the reshaped landscape for book sales, from “non-traditional" retail outlets to revitalised "traditional" booksellers. Read more

  • Why #CoverKidsBooks is important

    By Charlotte Eyre

    Children's editor at Bookseller

    Charlotte Eyre on why she thinks the #CoverKidsBooks campaign is needed. Read more

  • The Diagram Prize launches

    By Horace Bent

    Diarist at The Bookseller

    The Bookseller's oldest employee falls foul of the finance depart, hence his reluctact return to launch this year's Diagram Prize. Read more

  • Crime pays

    By Barry Forshaw

    Author at Writer

    Writer Barry Forshaw on why crime books show no signs of falling out of favour. Read more

  • Healthy is hip, and other food trends

    By Nick Lander

    Acting chair at André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards

    Nick Lander of the André Simon Book Awards for food and drink writing looks at trends in the market. Read more

  • Marvellous medicine

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    At some point back in 2013, I asked a senior publisher if they had a contingency plan for a world with fewer high street bookshops.... Read more

  • An agent-less journey to being published

    By Andrew Hankinson

    Author at Scribe

    Andrew Hankinson on getting his book published without an agent. Read more

  • Colouring for grown-ups: refreshing the market

    By Alison Starling

    Publisher at Octopus

    Alison Starling looks at how, in a crowded colouring book market, publishers can catch a reader's eye. Read more

  • E-book sales abate for Big Five

    By Tom Tivnan

    Features and insight editor at The Bookseller

    For those who predicted the death of the physical book and digital dominating the market by the end of this decade, the print and digital... Read more

  • Levelling the playing field

    By Neil Morrison

    HR director at Penguin Random House

    Publishers are changing the entry-level criteria for prospective candidates simply to secure the best talent, argues Neil Morrison. Read more

  • Welsh books matter

    By Lleucu Siencyn

    Chief executive at Literature Wales

    Lleucu Siencyn on why discussion around the Welsh publishing sector should continue. Read more

  • A degree of thought

    By Liz Thomson

    Writer and freelance journalist at Various

    It's about time publishers saw the value of non-graduates, writes Liz Thomson. Read more

  • Editor or curator?

    By Anna Faherty

    Writer, publisher and teacher at Various

    Anna Faherty asks whether editors are now curators, and whether it matters. Read more

  • Lessons learned

    By Ron Johns

    Owner at Mabecron Books

    After closing his campus academic bookselling operation late last year, Ron Johns reflects on the physical market for textbooks. Read more

  • The place to be

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    In the wake of the death of Lord Weidenfeld, and in light of Penguin Random House’s decision to drop the requirement for candidates... Read more

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    by Moriarty, Liane