Surprise–for Kazuo Ishiguro and industry–mixes with reassurance as the Swedish Academy returns to more traditional interpretations of the literature Nobel.
Canongate flies in author Matt Haig to meet his international publishers at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Haig’s previous titles sold into 22 countries.
In humor and praise, Nielsen Book’s Mo Siewcharran is remembered in London as someone ‘who always saw the bigger picture.’
Now with a ‘pitch slam’ event in which writers present projects to agents, the November ‘Writer’s Summit’ is co-chaired by The Guardian’s Alison Flood.
The three winners of the Forward Prizes for Poetry have been announced. Now in their 26th year, the prizes aim to raise the visibility of poetry and poets.
Nielsen Book’s Andre Breedt sees more change ahead for international publishing. Here’s a preview of his talk at the Frankfurt Book Fair’s flagship conference on October 10.
Three gold certifications and one platinum go to big-selling UK novelist Victoria Hislop in the Specsavers Bestseller Awards, in partnership with Nielsen Book.
‘We understand that great content plays a significant role in creating a high-quality app,’ says Bakhram Fayzutdinov on licensing ‘Deer Little Forest.’
In its program to change the makeup of the UK book business workforce, British publishers have taken the lead in international inclusivity efforts.
Called ‘a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,’ the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London.