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
Ex-Macmillan c.e.o. Richard Charkin has joined private capital and mergers and acquisition specialists Trillium Partners as a senior advisor.
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
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
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
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
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
Bloomsbury has announced the launch of an English language China imprint next year, while its executive director Richard Charkin has been given a major honour... Read more
The International Publishers Association has condemned the closure of yet another Turkish publishing house, Evrensel Basım Yayın (Evrensel Publishing House).
Michiel Kolman, senior vice-president of global academic relations at Elsevier, will succeed Bloomsbury’s Richard Charkin as president of the International Publishers Association.