Visiting China to preview its Market Focus program at next week’s London Book Fair, Roger Tagholm discovered things are not always as they seem from the West.
With China as the Market Focus at the London Book Fair this year, and will offer ‘high end dialogues,’ covering digital publishing, language learning and more.
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.