Though this was the first year that Americans competed, the Man Booker Prize was awarded to an Australian, for his novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North.
Browsing by topic: UK
At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Business Club, publishers gathered to discuss their latest marketing initiatives, among them was Headline UK’s Bookbridgr system for liaising with book bloggers.
Publishing Perspectives spoke with Sam Elsworthy of the New Zealand Publishers Association, Jacques Testard of Fitzcarraldo Editions, Ailish White and Hannah Lyons of Liberties Press.
Non-English language publishers should publish in English themselves, argues Bloomsbury’s Richard Charkin in his keynote speech at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Richard Charkin, CEO of Bloomsbury and future president of the International publishers association, on copyright, authors and international rights.
At the New Statesman, Leo Robson examined the Goldsmiths and Folio Prizes and how they are ‘changing the literary landscape.’
Literary agent Barbara J. Zitwer reflects on the pivotal role the Frankfurt Book Fair has played in her life and career.
Literary agents Geraldine Rose and Sridhar Gowda of Kadalu recount their experience visiting the leading literary event in Georgia, which was full of surprises.
Do American readers really need a glossary to help define colloquial British words and phrases, particularly ones that signal humor?
In its new white paper, Danish publishing consultancy Schilling challenged executives to answer “what should a publishing company built from scratch look like?”