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The BookTech competition - calling for startups who are hacking publishing

The annual Futurebook BookTech competition is looking for startups and new companies who are doing something new and exciting in publishing. Read more

"It has been a significant learning curve": Cambridge University Press on its new AR catalogue

This month, teachers, booksellers and institutions around the world got a bit of a suprise when they received their 2019 ELT (English Language Teaching) catalogue... Read more

The behind-the-scenes story of Wonderbly's new Mystery Kits

Ever since the Lost My Name books took children's publishing by storm, Wonderbly has been a company to watch. Founded by Asi Sharabi, the business... Read more

Neuroscience research shows audiobooks are more emotionally engaging than film or TV

It's official: you get more thrills listening to the audio adaptation of a novel than you do from its equivalent on Netflix. Read more

Book subscription boxes: industry hope or all hype?

Regular readers of FutureBook will have noticed book subscription boxes crop up, er, rather a lot on the site over the past few months. Last... Read more

Here’s to the innovators: welcome to the first FutureBook 40 list

The first ever FutureBook 40 list of UK book industry innovators, sponsored by Kortext, is here. Read more

How OWN IT! is reimagining the book launch for a multimedia generation

With 60,000 – 80,000 books being published a year, it’s little surprise that there’s no shortage of a book launch or two. What is surprising... Read more

Can anonymous email newsletter Proof shake up publishing?

A couple of weeks ago, a new email newsletter arrived unsummoned into my inbox. Proof - lo-fi in design, satirical in tone, anonymous in provenance... Read more

Last chance to enter the first FutureBook 40 list of book industry innovators

Forbes' Alex Wood and Yaz Kortext will join The Bookseller team in judging our new UK innovators list. Read more

Announcing FutureBook 40: the definitive list of publishing innovators in the UK

Move over, Bookseller 100 : a new list’s in town, and it promises to be more diverse, more dynamic and more dangerous than you. Yes,... Read more

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