Sam Missingham explains how HarperCollins UK’s recent Virtual Sci-fi Festival leveraged new platforms to connect backlist authors with new readers.
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The Bookseller’s Futurebook conference found the UK publishing industry focused on issues of marketing, ebook subscriptions and direct sales, among others.
We talk to Steve Cole, author of Shoot to Kill, the first Young Bond novel in 6 years, about channeling the iconic hero, James Bond, as a young man.
Richard Flanagan and Haruki Murakami head the shortlist for this year’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award, given out by The Literary Review in the UK.
The UK retail chain Sainsbury’s has opened voting for its eBooks of the Year prize, with several international names shortlisted.
After attending the FT Business Book of the Year ceremony in London, Roger Tagholm wonders, what if novels had subtitles like business books do?
The Sharjah International Book Fair is focused on forging cultural connections and fighting Muslim extremism through books.
Anna Kelly, an editor at Hamish Hamilton, reflects on her discoveries in Mexican literature during a recent trip to Mexico sponsored by the British Council.
Ricardo Fayet, co-founder of Reedsy, an online publishing services marketplace, discusses the startup’s business model and philosophy.
In 2014, publishers dealt with shrinking bookstores shelves, opaque sourcing, Amazon v. Hachette and the continuing rise of self-publishing.