UK retail consultant Philip Downer tours New York City’s bookstores and can’t help comparing them–sometimes favorably–to those in London.
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Lynn Gaspard of Telegram Books sees publishing as a change agent: ‘I feel I am contributing as much by publishing as by joining a political organization.’
Waterstones is to launch a Russian bookshop within its flagship store in London’s Piccadilly, offering 5,000 Russian language titles and translations.
A makeshift lending library has opened at the Occupy London protest outside St. Paul’s Cathedral. Several authors have donated work to show support.
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.
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.
Publishers Launch London conference considered several issues: territoriality, metadata and the role of publishers in the age of digital DIY.
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