Blogs

  • Bob McKee and the 'busted flush'

    By Katherine Rushton

    The battle lines used to be quite easy to draw in the library sector, but CILIP chairman Bob McKee has changed all that. Read more

  • A website for all seasons

    By Sophie Rochester

    Founder and c.e.o. at Yodomo

    "From the moment the Man Booker longlist is announced the literary world is buzzing, but we wanted to show our awareness that it doesn't stop... Read more

  • Relaunching Penguin online

    By Anna Rafferty

    Agent at Consultant

    "Months of workshops, designing, testing and re-designing later and we're happy that we've shifted our site from being a company on broadcast to being genuinely... Read more

  • Chris Priestley: Uncle Montague's Tales . . .

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy Editor at The Bookseller

    The Victorian spine-chiller makes a welcome return in this collection of ghostly tales for kids of 10 and over. Read more

  • Do writers need websites?

    By Tim Relf

    It might be vital for a publisher to a have a top-notch on-line presence, but for authors it's all too often an expensive self-indulgence.... Read more

  • Inside the Booker Prize

    By Alison Flood

    Myrmidon Books was still reeling on Thursday after getting the third book it has ever published on the Booker longlist, but other publishers were quick... Read more

  • The centre can hold

    By Neill Denny

    Other at

    Despite pressure from the web and the supermarkets, the big high street chains have solid prospects. Read more

  • Money for value?

    By Clare Alexander

    Chair at AITKEN ALEXANDER ASSOCIATES LTD

    Some literary consultancies are charging thousands of pounds to advise would-be authors. There needs to be a code of practice. Read more

  • Why CUP acted responsibly

    By Kevin Taylor

    at CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

    Cambridge University Press replies to Bonus Book's accusation of "cowardice" for withdrawing the book Alms for Jihad. Read more

  • Delivering the Booker longlist

    By Howard Davies

    "After almost five hours of discussion, albeit punctuated by a decent lunch at L Read more

  • Booker: a changing of the guard?

    By Neill Denny

    Other at

    A triumph for Random House, but with so few big names on the Booker longlist, does this signal a changing of the literary guard?... Read more

  • Saving Waterstone's

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Waterstone's should be pleased that people are protesting the closure of one of its shops. Read more

  • David Thewlis: The Late Hector Kipling

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy Editor at The Bookseller

    The star of Mike Leigh's "Naked" has written a debut novel set in the art world. Read more

  • Librarians, stressed?

    By Katherine Rushton

    The Guardian reports this morning that librarians are up there with hairdressers and speech therapists as the least stressed out workers in Britain. Can that... Read more

  • Ali Smith: Girl Meets Boy

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy Editor at The Bookseller

    Forthcoming in the Canongate Myths series is a retelling of the happiest story from Ovid's Metamorphoses Read more

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