Blogs

  • Enright trumps Guinness in Ireland

    By Eoin PURCELL

    Associate Publisher at

    Irish Booker winner Anne Enright is beating Guinness World Records in Ireland, but it is UK publishers that dominate. Read more

  • A time for age-ranging

    By Caroline Horn

    Editor at Readingzone

    Consumers have, overwhelmingly, voted in favour of age guidance on children's titles Read more

  • Embracing the BA's digital task force

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    "Standards are the door to the full digital future," is just one enjoyable phrase from a new BA report. Read more

  • Frances Itani: Remembering the Bones

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy Editor And News Editor at The Bookseller

    An 80-year-old woman lying injured at the bottom of a ravine makes an unusual narrator for this gripping read. Read more

  • Can the Queen topple Nigella?

    By Anna Richardson

    What does it take to snatch the TV tie-in crown from Nigella Lawson's grasp this year? Perhaps H.R.H. Queen Elizabeth II has the answer.... Read more

  • What was worth it

    By Ben Johncock

    "It was worth it before - writing for hours, the mundane day job, the beans on toast, the inevitable rejections, the shameless self-promotion. But I... Read more

  • The essentials for eBook success

    By Michael Hyatt

    Despite the criticism of its Kindle device, Amazon has nailed two of the four essentials for eBook success. Read more

  • The peer review peril

    By Carlie Lee

    Peer review websites for writers may offer the promise of feedback and support, but are they really the definitive successors to the slush pile?... Read more

  • The bestseller business? How publishers wish

    By Joel Rickett

    The charts show what Brits actually buy, rather than what they 'should' be reading. But as publishers pour millions into media brands, are they forgetting... Read more

  • Size doesn't matter

    By Clare Alexander

    Chair at AITKEN ALEXANDER ASSOCIATES LTD

    While publishing has gone global, literary agenting has remained small-scale. But is change now inevitable? Read more

  • Making writing pay

    By BINGHAM

    Other at

    When a 20-something publisher complains of their 20-something salary, do they not notice how much better off they are than the authors whose work provides... Read more

  • A date with Kindle

    By Graeme Neill

    Other at

    The Bookseller's retail reporter and technology fan shares his thoughts on his first date with the Kindle. Read more

  • Damian Thompson: Counterknowledge

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy Editor And News 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

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    by Kay Featherstone & Kate Allinson
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    The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
    by Charlie Mackesy
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    by Richard Osman
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    by Lisa Jewell
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    by Michael Connelly
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    by Dr Claire Bailey & Justine Pattison
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    Where the Crawdads Sing
    by Delia Owens
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    Camino Winds
    by John Grisham