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Myths of discoverability

Discoverability is a popular topic in the industry today with lots of debate over whose responsibility it is but there are few articles offering practical... Read more

Poets and Shafak assemble for Manchester Ripples of Hope Festival

UK Poet Laureate Simon Armitage has convened 30 poets from around the world including Imtiaz Dharker and Raymond Antrobus to create a new response to... Read more

Evie Wyld among winners of 2014 European Union Prize for Literature

Anglo-Australian author Evie Wyld is one of winners of the 2014 European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL), along with 12 other authors from countries including... Read more

Global deals see shift in power

The increasing trend for the Big Six groups to publish brand authors globally can provide “huge advantages” for authors, publishers have said. However, agents are... Read more

LBF ramps up consumer side at FBF

At today’s Frankfurt Book Fair the London Book Fair will launch an events programme and website aimed at promoting consumer-facing events being held throughout the... Read more

Bloomsbury most likely contender in Osprey sale

The remaining divisions of the Osprey Group are to be sold off, with the most likely buyer being Bloomsbury, The Bookseller understands. The Oxford-based independent... Read more

Awful Auntie is fastest selling 2014 hardback

David Walliams' Awful Auntie is the fastest selling hardback published in 2014 after selling 100,000 copies in just two weeks. The children's hardback, which has... Read more

FBF: publishers urged to view author as customer

Publishers must re-orientate themselves to view the author as their customer, and strip away complications such as territorial rights agreements, delegates at Frankfurt Book Fair's... Read more

Mirchandani makes first buy for Picador

Picador associate publisher Ravi Mirchandani snapped up the latest novel from bestselling Dutch author Herman Koch, his first acquisition since moving to the publisher in... Read more

Amazon contests basis of EC tax inquiry

Amazon is denying that it receives preferential corporate tax treatment from Luxembourg allowing it to reduce much of its European Union (EU) tax burden, following... Read more

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