There’s good news for the e-book market—or the part UK conglomerate trade publishers are responsible for: there is growth.
Perhaps influenced by goings-on at Washington and Westminster, readers increasingly turned to non-fiction titles last year, with politics, escapism and relaxation titles all proving popular.... Read more
Tony Ross has yet again topped The Bookseller’s chart of the bestselling children’s illustrators, with his books earning almost twice the total of his closest... Read more
We investigate how specialist children's, illustrated/comic and academic/educational publishers fared last year in our Review of 2018.
It was a mixed bag for the 16 members of the Independent Alliance, with its biggest member bagging the Man Booker and others enjoying big-screen... Read more
The publishers of the three breakout stars of 2018—Gail Honeyman, Adam Kay and Heather Morris—make big inroads in the league table of publishers.... Read more
In our Review of 2018, we look at the earnings of the UK's four biggest publishers through the TCM last year.
As part of The Bookseller's Review of 2018, Tom Tivnan takes a deeper dive into the book sales of some of the year's biggest-earning authors.... Read more
For the second consecutive year, comedian turned author David Walliams was the UK’s most lucrative writer through the TCM, with J K Rowling and Julia... Read more
At the end of 2017, Waterstones boss James Daunt bemoaned that too few of that year's books were blow-the-doors off bestsellers that “packed a wallop”. That all... Read more