Blogs

  • The numbers game

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at THE BOOKSELLER

    Philip Jones explores the case for and against increasing authors' pay. Read more

  • The profits from publishing: a publisher's perspective

    By Andrew Franklin

    M.d. at Profile Books

    Andrew Franklin, m.d. of Profile Books, offers a publisher's perspective on the issue of author pay. Read more

  • The profits from publishing: authors' perspective

    By Nicola Solomon

    Chief executive at Society of Authors

    Nicola Solomon, chief executive of the Society of Authors, makes the case for author pay. Read more

  • Calm down everybody - it’s just World Book Day!

    By Ali Sparkes

    Author at OUP Children's

    Award winning children’s author Ali Sparkes reflects on ten years of World Book Day. Read more

  • Food for thought

    By Rachel Cooke

    Journalist at Observer and New Statesman

    Journalist Rachel Cooke shares what she learned from judging this year's André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards. Read more

  • 'A different story'

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at THE BOOKSELLER

    Philip Jones looks back on "maverick" Richard Johnson's nine years at the helm of Bonnier Publishing.  Read more

  • Indie marvels

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at THE BOOKSELLER

    Philip Jones praises the hard graft, expertise and imagination helping independent bookshops triumph. Read more

  • Defending UK success

    By Gordon Wise

    Senior literary agent at Curtis Brown

    Gordon Wise reflects on his presidency of the Association of Authors’ Agents, and looks at the ongoing challenges facing the group. Read more

  • Journey’s end

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at THE BOOKSELLER

    Philip Jones ponders the fate of the travel book market in the digital age.  Read more

  • Cometh the fire

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at THE BOOKSELLER

    Philip Jones reflects on the future of publishing and retail bookshops. Read more

  • My reading life

    By Vaseem Khan

    Author at Various

    Vaseem Khan’s life changed after discovering the the local library as a child—and now he hopes to inspire others through his Quick Reads contribution.... Read more

  • A Booker bump

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at THE BOOKSELLER

    Philip Jones ponders the implications of allowing American authors to enter the Man Booker Prize. Read more

  • A passable year

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at THE BOOKSELLER

    Philip Jones thinks print is not just back; it's staying put.  Read more

  • Naming the bias problem

    By Ziyad Marar

    President of global publishing at SAGE

    SAGE’s global publishing boss reveals how he had to ditch his first name to get noticed by potential employers in the industry. Read more

  • On how unconventional publishing can work

    By Laura Jones and Heather McDaid

    Co-founders at 404 Ink

    Laura Jones and Heather McDaid reflect on the rise of their indie press 404 Ink since its launch last year and how they achieved it.... Read more

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    Origin: (Robert Langdon Book 5)
    by Dan Brown
  2. 2.
    Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
    by Gail Honeyman
  3. 3.
    Surprise Me
    by Sophie Kinsella
  4. 4.
    Damaged
    by Martina Cole
  5. 5.
    This is Going to Hurt
    by Adam Kay
  6. 6.
    The Summer Maiden (The River Maid, Book 2)
    by Dilly Court
  7. 7.
    The Rooster Bar
    by John Grisham
  8. 8.
    The Break
    by Marian Keyes
  9. 9.
    The World's Worst Children 3
    by David Walliams & Tony Ross
  10. 10.
    Into the Water
    by Paula Hawkins