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Times might be tough, but let’s stop moaning about the big book fairs

Agent Cathryn Summerhayes argues that instead of book fairs being events to "survive", they instead provide opportunities for publishing professionals to thrive. Read more

Stuck in the middle with you

Philip Jones argues that publishers must continue to promote free speech in the face of increasing political extremism. Read more

Agents of change

Frankfurt and the book fair in general may be in transition, says Tom Tivnan, but the core of the industry’s biggest event remains strong.... Read more

Who is the book fair for?

Is it time that publishing made authors and consumers the central focus of book fairs and sales conferences? Read more

Cruise control

Publishers are businesses travelling at different velocities, but it would be rare to see one exceed the speed limit. At the Frankfurt Book Fair, as... Read more

Q&A with AkooBooks' Ama Dadson

With a vast market for audio content in Africa, the founder of the only publisher and distributor of African audiobooks in West Africa is hoping... Read more

Philip Jones to interview Libro.fm's Mark Pearson at FBF

Editor of The Bookseller Philip Jones will interview former indie publisher turned audiobook pioneer Mark Pearson at the Frankfurt Book Fair, ahead of the announcement of the... Read more

Bloomsbury Children's sinks its Claus into Pounder's festive novel

Bloomsbury Children’s has snapped up Sibéal Pounder's “Wicked-style retelling of every Santa story you've ever read”, which centres around Ms Claus. ... Read more

OUP signs environmental picture books

Oxford University Press has snapped up two picture books exploring the environment and the importance of making a stand. Read more

Nelson’s internationalist roster pays dividends for Janklow & Nesbit

Zoe Nelson, foreign rights director at transatlantic literary agency Janklow & Nesbit, says honing in on fewer titles and embracing global thinking, is paying off... Read more

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