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Turbulent times for Europe's chains

Book chains around the globe are having a hard time. What is worse, the whirlwind of structural changes is still gaining momentum, with the...

Porter Anderson meets Laura Dawson

One of the leading go-to people in our industry, Laura Dawson has a lot of nicknames. As Bowker's director of identifier services...

Lessons learned from Yale 2014

The Yale conference center is leafy green and lovely, yet the real backdrop to its week-long course Leadership Strategies in Book Publishing...

Company spotlight: Pluto Press

To illustrate the difference between working at Pluto Press and most other publishers, m.d. Anne Beech recounts the words of Pluto’s...

Porter Anderson meets Mark Coker

Easily one of the most outspoken of independent authors’ proponents, Smashwords’ founding CEO Mark Coker was one of the first to...

Porter Anderson meets Chris Kubica

While it’s a rare Monday when #PorterMeets an interviewee who can tweet as fast as I can, it’s even less common to welcome an...

Company spotlight: Endeavour Press

Having grown from an idea to a business that is making itself and its authors “decent” money from e-books in just two years,...

Sara Miller McCune offers SAGE advice

Next year SAGE founder Sara Miller McCune will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publishing house she famously founded as a 24-year-old with...

Safari looks to build on subscription success

Digital book subscription service Safari has appointed Eoin Noble as product manager, as it looks to expand its product range and publisher base...

Matt Richell: A tribute

Roland Phillips, m.d. of John Murray, and Richell's close friend Saul Wordsworth pay tribute to the c.e.o. of Hachette Australia and...

The Bookseller Essay: How will we read?

There seems to be a pervasive fear that reading is somehow compromised by the reign of the e-book. “There’s nothing like holding a...

Company spotlight: Melville House UK

It is the final hour of the final day at BookExpo America 2014, but it doesn’t feel like it. The halls are still rammed with booksellers...

Company spotlight: David Fickling Books

The more books you mention, the happier I’ll be,” says David Fickling, whose newly independent publisher, David Fickling Books,...