Blogs

  • Breaking the chain

    By Matthew Clarke

    If the statistics are to be believed, chain bookshops are losing out to supermarkets and switched-on independents. Read more

  • Who

    By Ben Johncock

    With 10% of Britons aspiring to write, unpublished writers need publishers and agents more than ever. Read more

  • Publishing needs to shout louder

    By Neill Denny

    Other at

    Publishing is probably Britain's most successful creative industry, but you wouldn't know it from some coverage of the Booker. Read more

  • A Booker reader's shortlist

    By Lynne Hatwell

    On the eve of the announcement of the Man Booker Prize shortlist, literary blogger Dovegrereader gives her verdict. Read more

  • Geraldine Brooks: People of the Book

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy editor at The Bookseller

    A novel due out in January will explore the true story of the Sarajevo Haggadah, a 15th-century manuscript with an eventful history. Read more

  • Connecting readers

    By G Rose And S Gowda

    Bookshop owner/manager/bookseller at

    Country Bookshop is aiming to take its book community online with the launch of a social networking site Booksconnect. Read more

  • Building from scratch in Beijing

    By Katherine Rushton

    The bidding war for Victoria Beckham's tome was a turning point for China's book fair - and small publishers should join the fun.... Read more

  • Job swap

    By Clare Alexander

    Director, Aitken Alexander Associates Ltd at Aitken Alexander Associates

    Booksellers and publishers are blurring their roles, while everybody wants to be a writer. We all need to go back to basics. Read more

  • Where's the limit

    By PAUL SMIDDY

    Other at Freelance

    Supermarkets appear to be taking an increasing share of the book market. Is there a limit to their interest? Read more

  • The Beijing book bustle

    By Katherine Rushton

    The Beijing International Book Fair opened today with some very senior publishers mingling with some very overheated cartoon characters. Read more

  • Reading for pleasure

    By Lynne Hatwell

    A Devon-based health visitor has become one of the most influential literary figures in the blogosphere, courted by publishers and respected by readers. Read more

  • Break for Borders?

    By Neill Denny

    Other at

    Maverick entrepreneur Luke Johnson has emerged as a backer for a Borders buy-out. But will his buccaneering style put a few noses out of joint?... Read more

  • The essential Orbach

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    From the global economy to high street discounting there is little Quarto's c.e.o. Laurence Orbach does not have a view on.... Read more

  • Finding firm ground

    By ALAN GILES

    CEO/MD/Owner at Fat Face

    The returns system protects inefficient companies and fosters sloppy buying. But a move to firm sale terms won Read more

  • Staying ahead of publishers

    By MARK THWAITE

    Other at

    The Book Depository's old website was "thrown up in an afternoon": but as more publishers start selling books direct from their own websites, the site... Read more

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