The novel ‘Leap’ was written by 29 writers, split between London, Delhi, Kuala Lumpur and Vancouver, working with more than 10 editors, and published March 1.
Seventy chef demonstrations, 36 wine, beer and spirit tastings and lots of trade talk are on the menu at 3rd Paris Cookbook Fair, taking place March 7-9.
The UK’s Orion Group a starry double celebration in London, as its annual Authors Reception was also the publisher’s 20th anniversary bash.
In a revealing interview, Waterstones MD James Daunt discusses why Amazon worries him so much, his admiration for Barnes & Noble and the Nook, and much more.
Lynn Gaspard of Telegram Books sees publishing as a change agent: ‘I feel I am contributing as much by publishing as by joining a political organization.’
Waterstones is to launch a Russian bookshop within its flagship store in London’s Piccadilly, offering 5,000 Russian language titles and translations.
The ‘Waterstones 11′ list of potential prize-winning debut novels includes an Alaskan bookseller, a former RSC actress, and a fundamentalist Welsh woman.
Writing in a Digital Age, a new UK publishing conference, promises to teach authors to maximize their commercial potential in the electronic marketplace.
So, Waterstones dropped the apostrophe from its name. Well, you’ve got to feel sorry for them–and for those little bits of type: they’re battered on all fonts.
Amazon.com’s deal to publish the debut novel of actor James Franco, star of 127 Hours, underscores traditional publishing’s increasingly untenable position.