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.
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 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.
In the tradition of the annual New Yorker Christmas poem, Roger Tagholm serves up some verse to celebrate the year in publishing passed.
A trio of international publishing sales executives reflect on the different attitudes toward book pricing across the world, wondering what the future holds.
The French and German attitudes toward book prices originate in their long-standing cultural view on the importance of books as a bastion of culture.