HarperCollins UK’s Sam Missingham argues there’s no better way to promote books than social media, but you really have to work at it.
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).
Dan Brown’s talk at the Sharjah Book Fair, his first fair appearance outside the US, will be televised throughout the Arab world.
Publishing novels like ‘The Narrow Road to the Deep North’ by Richard Flanagan, which won the Man Booker Prize, helps keep memories alive.
Self-publishing pros observed that the self-publishing vs. traditional publishing debate may be moot: it’s all publishing. But what you want from it depends on you.
Amazon Kindle is now a ‘proud sponsor’ of Downton Abbey. And it suits, as the show’s story arc reflects the current dynamic in the publishing business.
In opening up its new Stephen Fry book to crowdsourced remixes, Penguin hopes to catalyze an amazing, disruptive reading experience.
Roger Tagholm looks back at how Robin Williams brought moments of poetry and literature to life for a generation, instilling them in the popular culture.
Lee Child suggested on UK TV that for book distribution his publisher could ‘hire Scarlett Johansson to go round and whisper it in your ear.’ What if?
Roger Tagholm offers brief defense of that irksome phrase in Amazon’s Reader’s United letter, the part where they refer to ‘the famous author George Orwell.’
In the place where gladiators once fought, the city of Rome is hosting a summer exhibition of the public and private libraries of the Ancient World.