Amazon's capture of Audible means that it, and iTunes, have a near monopoly on the sale and supply of book downloads: shouldn't we be worried?... Read more
Out of 35 new fiction titles published by Birmingham-based indie Tindal Street Press 10 have been listed for national prizes, what is the publisher's secret?... Read more
Rebuck House forgot to invite Daisy Frost to a confidential agents' briefing. Not that she's bitter . . .
David Roche is highly rated across the industry, and we can ill afford to lose such a talented retailer from the book industry.
Editor at The Bookseller
There was good news from W H Smith today, but the retailer did not seem to want to share it with everyone.
Manager at Waterstones
Some say that the printed book will die out. But books are an all-round psycho-sensory experience.
The Bookseller's Buyer's Guides are online, along with 8,943 clickable ISBNs in the adult title, and 1,767 in the children's guide.
Independent publishers in South Africa need to strive for better recognition in the book business: will setting up an independent book fair help?
Domestic authors have often been seen as inferior to their overseas counterparts but, thankfully, things are changing in South Africa.
Associate Publisher at
Blogging has been brewing up a media storm in the Irish media, but 2008 looks set to be the year of the Irish blook.
The first Travel Bookseller of the year brings some good news. After two years of declining fortunes the sector has finally turned a corner.... Read more
Publishing has proved remarkably adaptable in the face of new media. But is it time to reinvent the business model?
Market shares figures for the top publishers show that they continue to prosper, with the top four capturing close to 50% of the retail sector.... Read more
Managing director Gerry Johnson was in bullish form at Waterstone's supplier conference last Friday, he had good reason to be.
If the ghosted memoirs of film stars and chefs set tills ringing, that's all to the good in our quest to create a reading nation.... Read more