Blogs

  • Continue and persist

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones celebrates books leading the cultural conversation thanks to the defiant publication of Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury. Read more

  • Spoilers

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    If publishers were any good at predicting the future, the book business would be a simpler place. Read more

  • Teach, first

    By Jenny Baldwin

    Founder at Shapes

    Shapes' Jenny Baldwin shares her advice on how publishers can work more effectively with schools. Read more

  • Talking audiobooks

    By Dominic White

    Head of publishing and commerce at W F Howes

    We need to look beyond a debate about audiobook rights if we want the market to flourish, says Dominic White.  Read more

  • Listening, closely...

    By Alice Lutyens

    Agent and audio manager at Curtis Brown

    Print publishers’ assumption that audio rights should be bundled with print is not directly beneficial to authors, argues Alice Lutyens.  Read more

  • Plan B for books

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones sums up the last 12 months in publishing.  Read more

  • Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic

    By Emma Laws

    Frederick Warne curator of children’s literature at V&A Museum

    The V&A's Emma Laws examines A A Milne's creative partnership with illustrator E H Shepard as the V&A's "Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic" exhibition opens.... Read more

  • Easy listening

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones reflects on last week's AudioBook conference, particularly the ongoing debate over audio rights.  Read more

  • Xmas brainteaser

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Christmas comes but once a year, but for the book trade it can never come soon enough, says Philip Jones. Read more

  • 'We must grieve in silence about such scandals'

    By Graham Sharpe

    Co-founder and chair of judges at William Hill

    Graham Sharpe, co-founder and chair of judges of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year, reflects on how the submissions to the prize have... Read more

  • The Kindle at 10

    By Matthew Lynn

    Founder and chief executive at Endeavour Press

    A decade after Amazon launched its game-changing digital reading device - to modest fanfare compared to the iPhone, which debuted in the same year -... Read more

  • Pandora's Kindle

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones reflects on how the Kindle changed publishing. Read more

  • Getting to the point

    By Andrew Jennings

    Global retail advisor at Various

    A distinct contemporary shop must stand out by being unique in its offer and operations, Andrew Jennings says. Read more

  • Growing a book tree

    By Anna Day

    Author at Chicken House

    Author Anna Day shares her experience of writing a book based on someone else's idea. Read more

  • Publishing Morgan Tsvangirai - next PM of Zimbabwe?

    By Dan Hiscocks

    Publisher at Eye Books

    Dan Hiscocks, publisher of Morgan Tsvangirai's autobiography At the Deep End, reflects on his relationship with the man being touted as the next Prime Minister... Read more

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    by Gail Honeyman
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    by Adam Kay
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