Will the bright, imaginative, tech savvy, book reading (or content devouring) twentysomething choose Gollancz or Google, Faber or Facebook, Orion or O2?
English-language markets are, in many respects, leading the way when it comes to digital content and book publishing innovation. Find information about trends, new developments and issues in these areas.
Author Tejas Desai expresses his frustration with the classic publishing industry by way of explaining why he opted for self-publishing.
A publishing dinner party in Berlin went glum as six independent publishers learned they would suddenly have a new distributor, a result of Hachette’s acquisition of Perseus.
Author Jabeen Akhtar serves up 17 cliches she never wants to see again in literary novel about Indians, Pakistanis, Sri Lankans or Bangladeshis.
Tina Yang tutors children of non-English speaking immigrants and explains how YA novels, rather than classics, have engendered a deeper appreciation for reading.
The literary genre cli-fi, or climate fiction, is booming as the true risks to humanity from global climate change become more prevalent.
Waterstones MD James Daunt summed it up when he said in reaction to visiting the new Foyles: ‘This is a serious, serious investment in physical bookselling.’
As proven by the conversations at BookExpo America, American publishers, editors and readers may finally be coming around to embracing more foreign literature.
The inaugural Australia & New Zealand Festival of Literature & Arts brought 130 authors and performers to London, showcasing the two nations’ talents.
New research on subscription ebook models from BISG shows publishers are still reticent, while consumers who embrace the model continue to buy books.