The Booker this week caused a minor fluctuation in the space-time continuum with the unveiling of a shortlist variously described as diverse, fresh, and baffling.... Read more
The publishing frenzy that is Super Thursday will leave many authors in the cold, having to find new ways to engage with potential readers of... Read more
Last week The Stage magazine reported that UK theatre stood on a precipice, without government help or a reopening plan; on the BBC’s “Front Row”, the conductor... Read more
The protest movement sweeping the world since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has forced an international soul searching to understand the pervasive racial... Read more
Reading patterns may have shifted during lockdown, but publishers must capitalise on the new opportunities and reappraise booksellers’ role.
Nobody wants a story when they cannot breathe, wrote author Sarah Perry, in a piece published in the Guardian last week, that detailed her passing... Read more
Today we face, as a trade, as businesses and as humans, an unparalleled challenge in the wake of the spread of the coronavirus, Covid-19, across... Read more
Just three weeks ago I had all been ready and excited for the Live From London event to announce the recipients of the Windham-Campbell Prizes... Read more
From the outside, publishing is showing signs of rude health.
For those who have been hiding under a book these past few years and months, I regret to inform you that as of 11 p.m.... Read more