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Agents' key Frankfurt Book Fair titles: Part One

Curtis Brown has Tenacity by James Law, a début thriller following the only female investigator in the Royal Navy’s...

Paul Sidey: Obituary

It is impossible to think of Paul Sidey without smiling. His life-affirming energy, formidable intelligence, generosity of spirit, warmth and...

Company spotlight: Blink

It has been less than a year since Bonnier Publishing announced that it was branching out into the world of adult non-fiction, with the launch...

Company Spotlight: The Borough Press

In April The Borough Press, HarperCollins’ latest fiction imprint, opened its doors to the public, subsequently receiving more than 300...

Company spotlight: CILIP

Most organisations’ annual general meetings are a chance for colleagues to get together and rubber-stamp some innocuous paperwork. CILIP,...

The Bookseller Essay: Amazon's advantage

The book industry has made a number of mistakes in dealing with Amazon. Amazon is not interested in the industry’s location within the...

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,...