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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,...

Company spotlight: Pan Macmillan

The “whiteboard moment” for Pan Macmillan’s current non-fiction strategy came to the division’s boss during the depth of...

A preview look inside Waterstones' new Lewes store

Waterstones new “idiosyncratic” Lewes store will officially open on Saturday (28th June), featuring a prominent children’s...

Jarrold's move boosts its bookshop credentials

“Books have always been part of our DNA . . . but 20 years ago we had double the turnover.” Michelle Jarrold (pictured), development...

Porter Anderson meets Piers Blofeld

For those who are worried that the contract terms struggle between Amazon and Hachette may look a bit like a playground brawl at times, literary...