Reading patterns may have shifted during lockdown, but publishers must capitalise on the new opportunities and reappraise booksellers’ role.
For Independent Booksellers' Week Faber c.e.o. Stephen Page on how "bookselling in its oldness is part of the new".
Content industries are defined by the formats they use, confined by the speed at which they operate, and refined by the way their audience behaves.... Read more
It bothers me that “consumer publishing” is often understood as marketing to the mass market. All book publishers today need to be consumer publishers, whether... Read more
Can trade publishers develop consumer brands, and effectively market and sell their content direct? More importantly, can they do this without undermining what is for... Read more
Faber has reported "another exceptionally good year" in its latest annual results to the end of March 2020, producing the second-best turnover in the company’s history, bolstered by sales of... Read more
Faber c.e.o. Stephen Page and his band Shabby Road are returning to play the National Literacy Trust (NLT) fundraiser after raising £10,000 last year.... Read more
Stephen Page, chief executive of Faber & Faber, has been appointed the new chair of the board of directors for Creative Access.
Gaby Wood, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, has said prizes like the Booker are for readers first and foremost, and that they should be... Read more
Penguin Random House UK has extended its lease on its Grantham Book Services distribution site until 2029.