Tagged: London Book Fair

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

One step beyond

Philip Jones looks ahead to assess how the publishing industry will weather Brexit. Read more

Sharjah to be LBF 2020 market focus

Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be the market focus for The London Book Fair 2020 (LBF), organisers have revealed.  Read more

Edgeley's book to HC and oncology nurse's story for Canongate as LBF ends

A number of deals concluded as London Book Fair came to a close, such as a book on resilience from athlete Ross Edgeley to HarperCollins and news... Read more

Jessica Kingsley and Espoo City Library win International Excellence Awards

UK publisher Jessica Kingsley, Espoo City Library in Finland and the Fang Suo Commune bookshop in China were amongst the winners of this year’s International... Read more

Octopus gets Stoned as Wood writes Stones story

Octopus imprint Cassell Illustrated has acquired an intimate portrait of the Rolling Stones by Jo Wood, wife of guitarist Ronnie, featuring 500 never-before-seen photos, notes... Read more

Page calls on publishers to 'have courage' in face of Brexit

Brexit will have far-ranging effects on society as well as business, so it is up to publishers to continue with the “political act” of facilitating... Read more

Editors flock to prison tales and true crime while literary fiction flies pre-LBF

True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller... Read more

Indonesia and its 'islands of inspiration' set to star at LBF

Ahead of this year’s London Book Fair, at which Indonesia will be the Market Focus country, the nation’s burgeoning book trade already looks to have... Read more

Karin Slaughter | 'I get gendered questions about the violence in my books'

It was at LBF 2015 that Karin Slaughter became the marquee name in HarperCollins’ global scheme. Four years on, she returns to the scene of... Read more

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