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UK Publishers, Agents Find Solidarity in Facing Digital Transition Together

E-books, royalties, territoriality, piracy, agents as publishers, publishers as booksellers, on the agenda for UK book community at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair.

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Live Nude Authors: UK’s Unbound Lets A-listers, Aspirants Pitch for Cash to Publish

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.

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Authors Ask Agents: What Are The Publishers Doing for Us?

Publishers Launch London conference considered several issues: territoriality, metadata and the role of publishers in the age of digital DIY.

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Should Publishers Open Bookshops? London’s Book Industry Conference, Day 1

By Roger Tagholm LONDON: Curatorship and discoverability -– these were the buzz terms at the UK’s Book Industry Conference (BIC) which opened on Monday in […]

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8 Lessons from the UK’s World E-Reading Congress

Some things bear repeating, and repeating and repeating… By Roger Tagholm LONDON: Dedicated e-readers could die out within five years, killed off by the rise […]

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World E-Reading Congress Report: Date – Don’t Marry – Technology

By Roger Tagholm LONDON: There were some choice phrases on offer at the World e-Reading Congress, held in London this week. “Apple is a walled garden; […]

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A Bookseller Who Bridges Print and Digital, Day and Night, This World and the Next

Watkin’s Books — the world’s most famous mind-body-spirit bookstore — nearly went under in 2010. A 21st-century business strategy and an American with vision saved […]

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With UK Print Book Sales Falling, Can E-books Close the Gap?

E-book sales accounted for just 1% of the UK book market in 2010, but are expected to boom in 2011 — growth that might be […]

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Proof that Publishers Know the Public Doesn’t Care About Publisher Branding

By Roger Tagholm Notice anything odd about this illuminated panel advertisement for Sean Rayment’s Bomb Hunters currently adorning the London Underground? No? Try answering this […]

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What Can Schools Do to Inspire More Literary Creativity in Children?

By Edward Nawotka Over the last several years literary entrepreneurs, supported by A-list authors, have opened several imaginative creative writing centers and bookshops aimed a […]

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