‘Agents like us are acting in areas that used to be the publishers’ territories,’ says Anna Soler-Pont, reflecting on 25 years of her Pontas Agency.
Now in a second printing by Grove Press in the States, ‘The Accusation: Forbidden Stories From Inside North Korea’ finds a growing audience of concern.
In a smooth transition to its new Nielsen-partnered format, London Book Fair’s flagship Quantum Conference leans on data, optimism, and conversation.
Rogers Coleridge & White’s David Miller is remembered in London as a deeply respected literary agent, a compelling author, and ‘wonderful father.’
When everyone faces the effects of the political ‘echo chamber,’ hearing counter-opinions can be important. And the UK’s Iain Dale is happy to offer some balance.
Million-copy-selling bestsellers get Platinum status in the UK’s new edition of the Specsavers-sponsored award, market performances verified by Nielsen.
‘I could write a book,’ says Mary Jones, who led the creation of the now-closed Calais refugee camp’s Jungle Library, lost with the camp’s demolition.
Amid ‘rhetoric of animosity and intolerance and the growing support for right-wing politicians,’ a new conference examines the publishing community’s accelerating drive for diversity.
The American Library Association holds its third Sharjah conference for library professionals in the Arab world, cautiously worried at the US election news while pressing a transformative agenda.
News from the Sharjah Book Fair: as the Publishing City rises in Sharjah, nearby Dubai gets a smaller Kinokuniya bookstore. And UAE libraries contemplate drone deliveries.