Blogs

  • Blessed be the booksellers

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    In his latest Editor's Letter, Philip Jones reflects on the success of independent booksellers, and the work they still have to do.  Read more

  • The Brexit test for publishing

    By Richard Charkin

    Founder at Mensch Publishing

    Richard Charkin discusses new models of publishing and the fast-paced publishing journey behind William Waldegrave's Brexit book. Read more

  • Why are we squeezing creative writing out of schools?

    By Liz Hyder

    Writer, creative workshop leader and freelance PR consultant at Various

    Publicist and debut children's author Liz Hyder calls on publishers to be more vocal about the negative impacts of creative writing being sidelined by the current education... Read more

  • Roll up for the main event

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    The Bookseller's editor Philip Jones shares what attendees can expect from the Children's Conference 2019. Read more

  • The adventurers

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    For deeply adventurous publishing to stand a chance, it needs to be backed by equally adventurous bookselling, says Philip Jones. Read more

  • Announcing FutureBook's audio originals writing competition

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    This time last year, we asked writers to imagine the future of the book, as part of FutureBook's first ever writing competition—this year we are... Read more

  • The new literary tastemakers: can they be trusted?

    By Adam Blades

    Lecturer, Publishing at Oxford Brookes University

    Publishing lecturer Adam Blades looks at how celebrity tastemakers are transforming what we read, and what this means for professional literary criticism. Read more

  • Sustained success

    By Leana Li

    Editorial director humanites/social sciences, China at Springer Nature

    The role China and its Higher Education sector will play in creating sustainable and prosperous global ecologies and economies is to be recognised at BIBF.... Read more

  • TBP reinvented

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy editor at The Bookseller

    Benedicte Page reflects on the changing landscape for high-discount retailing, amid The Book People's recent restructure. Read more

  • Getting to grips with Gen Z

    By Kika Sroka-Miller

    Brand and growth director at Zed Books

    Can initiatives aimed at diversifying staffing and output be effective if the dominant ideologies that underpin book businesses aren’t challenged? Read more

  • Ten tips to cut plastic

    By Martin Dorey

    The author of the forthcoming Kids Fight Plastic offers his top 10 tips on how publishers and bookshops can reduce their plastic use—for good.... Read more

  • A measure of progress

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones discusses the impact on the industry of Amazon’s new weekly charts. Read more

  • The parent gap

    By Katherine Sunderland

    Publicity executive at Oldcastle Books

    Katherine Sunderland asks what opportunities publishing offers women whose maternity leave turns into a career break. Read more

  • Pushing boundaries

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    The best publishers, authors, booksellers and readers are trangressors, says Philip Jones. Read more

  • Taking stock

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy editor at The Bookseller

    Benedicte Page highlights the amazing work being done by the committed and successful libraries shortlisted for The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award 2019. ... Read more

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