Internationally bestselling writer John le Carre regrets supporting the removal of retail price regulations in the UK that ultimately hurt independent booksellers.
Three international publishing CEOs discussed the future of the book business around the world and in growth market countries.
UK agent Ed Victor and his new Bedford Square Books is publishing six titles pre-Frankfurt. Here he explains why his company is not competition for publishers.
UK crowdsourced book funding project Unbound has a strong publishing pedigree and has already put several A-list books under contract. Unbound LIve, a pitch slam with Kate Mosse and Tibor Fischer is being held on Sept. 12.
American organization ANERA encourages reading among parents and children of the West Bank
Since hitting the longlist of the Booker Prize, indies Seren Books, Sandstone Press and Oneworld are seeing global interest in their titles as never before.
London’s venerable Foyles is profitable, opening stores across the UK, and wants to go international. Chief Executive Sam Husain explains what comes next for the beloved brand.
Publishers Launch London conference considered several issues: territoriality, metadata and the role of publishers in the age of digital DIY.
WHSmith Travel is turning unlikely books into bestsellers, expanding internationally, and maintaining revenue in the midst of a recession.
Beleaguered bookseller Waterstone’s is counting on aNobii, a book-oriented social networking site originally developed in Hong Kong, to help save them. By Roger Tagholm LONDON: Troubled UK chain Waterstone’s is pinning its hopes on the aNobii app which it officially launches next month. Not much has been said about this so-called “social bookselling” website, but it was clear from talking to …