Chairman at Oscar's Book Prize
James Ashton reflects on the last few years of Oscar's Book Prize—and what he hopes to see submitted in 2019.
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones reflects on Marie Kondo's new Netflix series and the resilience of the physical book.
Philip Jones reviews publishers' sales performances in 2018.
Philip Jones reflects on the mood of the book trade at the start of a new year.
Editor-in-chief at Head of Zeus
In an extract from his eulogy given at Eileen Battersby's funeral, publisher Neil Belton considers her contribution as the Irish Times' literary correspondent.... Read more
Philip Jones reflects on the past year in the book trade.
Philip Jones reacts to the publication of the first Professional Behaviour in Bookselling & Publishing code of conduct.
Agent at David Higham Associates
Lizzy Kremer describes the journey that led to the introduction of the first industry wide code of conduct regarding harassment.
The release of Matthew Hedges is a hard-won victory, but many other academics and writers desperately need similar support from their peers, says author Jonathan... Read more
Philip Jones considers the impact that PRH and Hachette UK's plan to open offices outside of the capital could have on the London-centric UK publishing... Read more
Manager at Frontier Economics
Frontier Economics' Andrew Leicester examines the mutually beneficial relationship between literature and adaptations.
C.e.o at Bookful
Bookful's Benny Arbel explains how AR technology can help children engage with stories and information.
Managing director at Red Lion Books
Indie bookseller Peter Donaldson illustrates how heavy publisher discounts for online and direct-to-consumer retailers undermine sales through high street shops.
Chief book strategist at Springer Nature
Can virtual reading define a new type of book format? Recent studies suggest the future of reading is by no means set in stone. ... Read more
Philip Jones argues that, despite a rise in the average selling price of books, the era of big discounting is not behind us.