At the highest levels of publishing the expectation of being fired or restructured is almost a job requirement, as demonstrated by several job changes this week.
With the Wimbledon tennis tournament ongoing in London, we visit the club library, where 7,000 tennis-inspired books are just a lob’s away from Center Court.
Asia is an important growth market for Britain’s second largest publisher, Hachette UK. Sales in the region have grown faster than European markets, says Hachette UK’s Group CEO.
Hogarth announces The Hogarth Shakespeare: new prose versions of Shakespeare’s plays, retold by bestselling novelists from around the world.
The UK and Germany were the top overseas markets for US print books in 2012, while Europe led the UK in consumption of US ebooks, according to the AAP.
At The Bookseller, publishing insiders in the UK gave their advice to the upcoming management of the soon to be merged Penguin/Random House.
Porter Anderson takes in the week’s online debates on the belief that big publishers’ power is diminished, ebook royalties, Amazon Worlds, pay for writers and more.
Reading books at home are the most important indicator of academic performance at school, says a new study about the learning habits of UK children.
The relaunched Commonwealth Book Prize continues to be a key conduit of exchange between underrepresented countries and regions to the UK publishing community.
Welsh publisher Xcite Press offers short, erotic fiction that has found great success targeting older women — and has even been honored by the Queen.