Blogs

  • Eat, sleep, sell books, repeat...

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones reflects on the past year in the book trade. Read more

  • When push comes to shove

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones reacts to the publication of the first Professional Behaviour in Bookselling & Publishing code of conduct. Read more

  • Pressing 'reset' on harassment in publishing

    By Lizzy Kremer

    Agent at David Higham Associates

    Lizzy Kremer describes the journey that led to the introduction of the first industry wide code of conduct regarding harassment. Read more

  • A united front

    By Jonathan Emmett

    The release of Matthew Hedges is a hard-won victory, but many other academics and writers desperately need similar support from their peers, says author Jonathan... Read more

  • The narrow road up North

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones considers the impact that PRH and Hachette UK's plan to open offices outside of the capital could have on the London-centric UK publishing... Read more

  • Book adaptations into screen and stage: a powerful two-way street

    By Andrew Leicester

    Manager at Frontier Economics

    Frontier Economics' Andrew Leicester examines the mutually beneficial relationship between literature and adaptations. Read more

  • AR will help reading win the screen-time battle

    By Benny Arbel

    C.e.o at Bookful

    Bookful's Benny Arbel explains how AR technology can help children engage with stories and information. Read more

  • What price culture?

    By Peter Donaldson

    Managing director at Red Lion Books

    Indie bookseller Peter Donaldson illustrates how heavy publisher discounts for online and direct-to-consumer retailers undermine sales through high street shops. Read more

  • Reading the future

    By Niels Peter Thomas

    Chief book strategist at Springer Nature

    Can virtual reading define a new type of book format? Recent studies suggest the future of reading is by no means set in stone.  ... Read more

  • Unpredictable Friday

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones argues that, despite a rise in the average selling price of books, the era of big discounting is not behind us. Read more

  • Changing the script

    By Jon White

    Vice-president of global sales and marketing at PageMajik

    Jon White discusses the benefits automation could offer the publishing industry—and its far more than fiscal. Read more

  • The advance of audio

    By Miles Stevens-Hoare

    General manager at WF Howes

    Audiobooks’ increasingly commanding position within the market challenges publishers to fulfil the continuing demand for content.   Read more

  • Legacy of success

    By Jon Watt

    Head of audio at Bonnier Books UK

    With podcasts representing a powerful new tool in publishers’ arsenals, how can their popularity be harnessed most effectively?   Read more

  • The mammoth in the room

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones reviews the media's "indifferent" approach to coverage of bestselling books. Read more

  • A whale of a tale

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones reacts to the shock revelation that W H Smith attempted to buy US bookselling giant Barnes & Noble last year. Read more

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