In one of her books, Fauzia Minallah says, ‘the sky is filled with so much light that the people are able to see their own mistakes.’
The two-store history of Paris’ bookshop Shakespeare and Company is recounted in a book the shop itself published last autumn.
‘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.