Blogs

  • Damian Thompson: Counterknowledge

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy editor at The Bookseller

    Booksellers and publishers are charged with helping to promulgate "quack medicine and bogus science" in this latest attack on mumbo-jumbo. Read more

  • Testing an RSS feed

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    This is an RSS feed test Read more

  • Don't Pan-ic

    By Simon Key

    Bookseller at Big Green Bookshop

    Last week's 'lazy' decision to close The Pan Bookshop, is yet another opportunity for an independent bookshop to move in. Read more

  • An open approach?

    By Alison Flood

    Open-plan layouts have long been the norm across most departments in publishing, but how is it for you? Read more

  • Doubly effective

    By Scott Pack

    Other at

    Publishing paperbacks and hardbacks simultaneously provides an injection of imagination to the fiction market. Read more

  • Ditching the hardback

    By BINGHAM

    Other at

    Authors want sales, if ditching hardbacks helps publishers achieve them, authors will support it. Read more

  • Meet the jungle bestsellers

    By Anna Richardson

    A major Reality TV event is upon us once more, so here is a handy guide to the jungle's Who's Who, and the literary potential... Read more

  • A fresh perspective

    By Matthew Clarke

    After many years in the trade some independents think they know it all, but taking a business course can be enlightening. Read more

  • A St Pancras launch

    By Graeme Neill

    Other at

    Opening ceremonies are, without exception, terrible. Crushing, tedious hours of speeches, soul destroying dance routines, and even a children's choir. Read more

  • Matthew Green: The Wizard of the Nile

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy editor at The Bookseller

    The story of a journey into northern Uganda to find the leader of the notorious rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army. Read more

  • Making publishing pay

    By Katherine Rushton

    Publishing pays peanuts, why doesn't it get monkeys? Read more

  • Format fallout

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Picador's decision to publish dual editions, will only hasten the demise of the literary hardback novel. Read more

  • The Peter-Parky effect

    By Anna Richardson

    The media is already pushing books into the limelight as sales hungry stars take to the channels, but we have yet to see this year's... Read more

  • Harry Potter and goblet of writs

    By C CHRISTIAN

    Other at

    Publishers are being targeted by the lawyers over 'unofficial' Harry Potter guides: but why should they cave into the bully boy tactics of those with... Read more

  • Scrum down with Lewis Hamilton

    By Graeme Neill

    Other at

    A good media scrum is one of the most fun things you can do as a journalist - Lewis Hamilton's book launch did not disappoint.... Read more

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