Tagged: Richard Charkin

The discount trap

The inexorable rise in discounting by booksellers has led to a reduction in authors’ income earned per book sold—and that should prompt a review.... Read more

Delia Smith signs with Mensch for 'philosophy and advice' book

Indie publisher Mensch has scooped British television host and cookbook writer Delia Smith’s You Matter, a book about "the most pressing problems of our day".... Read more

Global publishing heads debate pandemic impact at BolognaBookPlus

Publishing heads from around the world discussed supply chain issues, the rise of online sales, subscription models and the dominance of Amazon at a round table... Read more

Charkin and Marneur join Bonnier Books UK board

Richard Charkin and Emilie Marneur have joined the Bonnier Books UK board as non-executive directors. Read more

Ex-Macmillan chief exec Charkin joins finance firm Trillium

Ex-Macmillan c.e.o. Richard Charkin has joined private capital and mergers and acquisition specialists Trillium Partners as a senior advisor. Read more

Charkin gears up for first Mensch book

Richard Charkin’s new venture Mensch Publishing is gearing up to its first publication, Time to Go by Guy Kennaway, billed as  “a darkly funny memoir about assisted dying”.... Read more

Kerridge and Rowling help Bloomsbury achieve 'exceptional year'

Bloomsbury’s total revenues soared by 13% in 2017 while its profit grew 10% in an "exceptional year" for the publisher, boosted by particularly strong performances... Read more

Charkin tells IPA Congress: 'Big tech companies need copyright education'

Bloomsbury executive director Richard Charkin says the world’s biggest tech companies need educating about the importance of copyright, and that publishers must talk to them... Read more

Charkin to lead Bloomsbury China

Richard Charkin will lead a new publishing enterprise, Bloomsbury China, that aims to help the country “reach out and communicate with the rest of the world”... Read more

Kalimat boss hails exchange

The founder and c.e.o. of Sharjah publishing house Kalimat Group has said the translation and exporting of Arabic children’s books is vital in order to... Read more

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