Blogs

  • Hear, see, speak

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones on some difficult truths for the industry. Read more

  • Grasping the audio nettle

    By Jo Forshaw

    Audiobook publishing consultant at Various

    The format’s recent resurgence could be just the beginning, if publishers are willing to take a chance... Read more

  • Us too

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy editor at The Bookseller

    Benedicte Page reflects on the findings of The Bookseller's survey of sexual harassment in the industry. Read more

  • Heed the parents

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones says that both Waterstones and Connect Books don't need rescuing, just nurturing. Read more

  • Harassment in the book industry

    By A. Non

    An anonymous blogger shares their experiences of harrassment within the trade. Read more

  • Battlers of Britain

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones reflects on the "vital and timely" Bookselling Britain report, published by the Booksellers Association this week.  Read more

  • Bringing the magic of Harry Potter to life

    By Caroline Carpenter

    Web editor at The Bookseller

    Acting children's editor and Harry Potter fan Caroline Carpenter gives her verdict on the British Library's new Harry Potter exhibition. Read more

  • In the bardo

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones says books are about the world we occupy, and that world is changing rapidly. Read more

  • Death and taxes

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones takes a look at the European Commission's decision on Amazon's back taxes. Read more

  • 'Labour will bring back Library Standards'

    By Kevin Brennan

    Shadow culture minister at Labour Party

    Shadow culture minister Kevin Brennan on the importance of public libraries. Read more

  • Finding a balance on celebrity authors

    By Fiona Noble

    Children's previewer at The Bookseller

    Fiona Noble says celebrity and branded books can play a positive role in World Book Day, but publishing needs to invest in career authors.... Read more

  • Reading's the thing

    By Kirsten Grant

    Director at World Book Day

    World Book Day director Kirsten Grant says it is imperative the organisation represents its audience in its books and activity. Read more

  • A matter of...

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones reflects on how much the children's books business matters. Read more

  • A future look

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones on how the book trade retains a unique position at the heart of the entertainment and education industries. Read more

  • The commitments

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones addresses the Publishers Association's industry-wide action plan to tackle inclusivity, and why it is needed. Read more

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    by John Grisham
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    The Late Show
    by Michael Connelly