UK publishers sold £2.2 billion of books in 2004, with ebooks accounting for nearly half UK fiction sales—though print in other categories proved resilient.
Author Archives: Roger Tagholm
Roger Tagholm is based in London and has been writing about the book industry for more than 20 years. He is the former Deputy Editor of Publishing News and the author of Walking Literary London (New Holland) and Poems NOT on the Underground (Windrush Press).
Roger Tagholm shares a few of the faces and places he experienced during a visit to the Riyadh International Book Fair (RIBF).
Roger Tagholm reports from the Riyadh Int’l Book Fair, where his pre-conceptions about Saudi Arabia were challenged and cultures connected through books.
Our very proper UK correspondent attends a morning screening of Fifty Shades of Grey alone and finds he is more red-cheeked than the characters on-screen.
Roger Tagholm imagines how other characters from fiction would react to the news that Harper Lee is giving Scout Finch a second chance at life.
Publishers have a growing need for trusted outsourcing and greater access to curated networks of the talented people, says John Bond of Whitefox.
The discussion of the murders in Paris includes those who disagree with Charlie Hebdo’s agenda even as they respect the cartoonists right to expression.
A vigorous program is in place to enhance the literary life of Qatar, including strong investment in the National Library and support for publishers.
Though the Doha International Book Fair opened under the cloud of the killings in France, it proved interest in reading is growing in the oil rich country.