‘We cling on to the idea that the UK is so different from all the other countries.’ And change, says Bloomsbury’s Richard Charkin, is a new constant.
‘We always thought we’d sell to an educational publisher,’ says the founder of Gojimo. And that wasn’t the only thing that surprised George Burgess.
Even as China is a major part of Berghahn Books’ translation rights trade, the prevalence of English in the world, Marion Berghahn says, is a boon.
‘I completely disagree with the phrase “publish or perish,” says one voice in academic publishing. So what does the digital disruption disrupt?
‘Comics are one of the few things that kids get to choose themselves,’ says one panelist at London Book Fair, as British comics publishers talk transition.
As a case of ‘pop-up publishing’ takes hold in the newspaper sector, what can book publishers learn from this consumer-first approach to print and digital publishing?
What if the value of a publisher’s IP isn’t just content but organizational, too? A key consultant says publishing needs a reproducible process to harness creative ideas
How do writers and publishers handle charged topics like climate change? Environmentalist Jamie Clarke makes a case for including more perspectives, both for the sake of book sales and the planet.
Earlier this year, three education technology experts offered their views on how to succeed in education publishing and the UK’s growing ed-tech industry.
Amid rising audiobook sales, the FutureBook Conference’s focus on the sector offered upbeat statistics and audience demographics.