The annual selection of the book trade’s up-and-comers shows a group with a determined, DIY ethos, often working to advance the trade as a whole... Read more
Another week, another shifting of goalposts.
Last week, Nielsen reported that based on estimated data the UK print book market grew 5.2% by volume in 2020, and rose 5.5% by value,... Read more
The bestselling crime writer reflects on how Covid-19 may alter the landscape of promotional book tours—and shares a tale or two of tours past...... Read more
If we are fortunate, then this past week may come to be seen as a turning point: the victory of president-elect Joe Biden; the announcement... Read more
As I mentioned during the summer Bloomsbury has become something of a bellwether publisher for the sector, being the only big trade publisher releasing regular... Read more
Last week, the UK government’s skills assessment website hit the headlines after chancellor Rishi Sunak suggested that individuals working in the Covid-hit arts sectors should... Read more
The books market in Ireland has defied the gloom of the past 18 months, and is on track for record returns, but its publishers say... Read more
Hachette UK and Bloomsbury have changed their office return plans, with some staff not fully returning until October due to Covid-19 concerns.
Wigtown Book Festival has launched a £25,000 fundraising appeal to help secure its future following the financial challenges of Covid-19.