*+-Black, Asian and other minority writers have a better chance at publication if their fiction features cultural or community stereotypes, says a new report.
*+-A panel at the London Book Fair discussed the path a collection of Mexican author Juan Villoro’s essays took to be translated from Spanish to English.
*+-A memorial service for Random House UK’s Simon Master, who died in January, provided a fitting PS to the London Book Fair which wrapped up last week.
*+-The London Book Fair has evolved to reflect the ‘new ecology’ of publishing and shift in confidence, says Faber’s Stephen Page.
*+-The London Book Fair underscored how Mexico — the 2015 Market Focus — offers a ‘treasure trove’ of writers barely known to the English speaking world.
*+-Traditional vs. self-publishing has become a Civil War, says Philip Gwyn Jones, who will the topic at today’s London Book Fair.
*+-Powerful publishing personalities partied at HarperCollins’ annual London Book Fair opening night party , exhibiting the influence the publisher still holds.
*+-Benelux countries put in a strong performance at the second London Book Fair International Excellence Awards last night, taking a hat-trick of prizes.
*+-In the Rights Center of the LBF, literary agents are reporting deals swirling around Latin America, China, and Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman.
*+-If one theme resonated at the London Book Fair’s Digital Minds conference, it was that even in the age of digital, we need to remember we are selling books to humans.