Blogs

  • Deeper and deeper

    By Philip Jones

    at The Bookseller

    The Bookseller’s FutureBook Conference held on Monday (see pp10-13) showed a trade comfortable in its own post-digital skin and willing to confront the broader issues... Read more

  • Voicing a revolution

    By Dominic White

    at W F Howes

    In the last of three pieces on the audiobook sector in the run-up to FutureBook Live, W F Howes’ Dominic White looks at the future... Read more

  • Poll to poll

    By Philip Jones

    at The Bookseller

    Could the general election knock the book trade's Christmas spirit? Read more

  • FutureBook Person of the Year—Kit de Waal

    By Hannah Beckerman

    Author and journalist at Freelance

    "When Philip Jones did a call-out for nominations for the 2019 Futurebook Person of the year, just one name leapt to mind." Read more

  • FutureBook Live: On getting books to the top of the cultural agenda

    By Anita Sethi

    The book business punches above its weight in terms of keeping the attention on books, but with today’s busy news agenda, the rise of social... Read more

  • Self-partnering

    By John Bond

    C.e.o. at Whitefox

    A number of advances have enabled the self-publishing market to reach maturity—one that is often indiscernible from ‘legacy’ publishing. Read more

  • Tomorrow’s people

    By Philip Jones

    at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones reflects on 10 years of FutureBook. Read more

  • Jonty Claypole on the BBC's year-long celebration of books

    By Jonty Claypole

    Director at BBC Arts

    Later today, an expert panel of leading British writers, curators and critics enlisted by the BBC are revealing 100 genre-busting reads as part of an... Read more

  • Life begins—again—at 41 for the Diagram Prize as six vie for title

    By Horace Bent

    at The Bookseller

    Horace Bent reveals the shortlist for the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year, which enters its 41st year crisis-ridden. Read more

  • Poll position

    By Philip Jones

    at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones contemplates the forthcoming UK general election and its potential impact on the publishing sector.   Read more

  • Winning ways

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy Editor And News Editor at The Bookseller

    Benedicte Page reflects on the controversial decision to jointly award the 2019 Booker Prize. Read more

  • I, Brexit

    By Humfrey Hunter

    Publisher at Silvertail Books

    My name is Humfrey, and I’m a Brexiteer. Read more

  • Nature of change

    By Helen Pearson

    Chief magazine editor at Nature

    Last month, news firms with a combined audience of more than a billion united to put climate change on the agenda. Here’s why...... Read more

  • A colourful approach: designing Elton John’s Me

    By James Annal

    at Pan Macmillan

    Pan Macmillan's art director James Annal talks us through the process of designing the cover for Elton John's memoir.   Read more

  • Talking stock

    By Philip Jones

    at The Bookseller

    With Super Thursday just gone, the big autumn releases on the runway, the Booker days away, and FBF around the corner, Philip Jones takes stock. ... Read more

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    The Mirror and the Light
    by Hilary Mantel
  2. 2.
    The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
    by Charlie Mackesy
  3. 3.
    Nothing Ventured
    by Jeffrey Archer
  4. 4.
    The Inn
    by James Patterson & Candice Fox
  5. 5.
    The Never Game
    by Jeffery Deaver
  6. 6.
    Five Minute Mum
    by Daisy Upton
  7. 7.
    One Good Deed
    by David Baldacci
  8. 8.
    Mrs Hinch: The Activity Journal
    by -
  9. 9.
    A Patchwork Family
    by Cathy Bramley
  10. 10.
    Addition and Subtraction Ages 5-7
    by Clarke, Peter