Mon, 14/01/2013 - 08:25
Comedy and “new adult” will be among the hot trends for 2013, according to children’s publishers. Industry leaders also foresee greater collaboration with readers in the children’s industry.
Egmont Press m.d. Cally Poplak said: “I think digital will be exciting this year, it is moving from [being used by...
Fri, 11/01/2013 - 13:00
Thanks to a strong December based on hard work put in throughout the year, 2013 has got off to a positive start.
Many independent bookshops have talked of Christmas sales growth, as punters rejected Amazon for the high street. Waterstones and Blackwell’s each recorded a sales increase over 2011, while Foyles was not far behind...
Fri, 11/01/2013 - 07:30
Library campaigners are forecasting a grim 2013, predicting that 300 libraries could close or be lost from local authority control in the next 12 months.
2012 saw 200 libraries shut according to figures from CIPFA, but many fear 2013 could be worse.
Phil Bradley, president of the Chartered Institute for...