At 150 and now owned by Hachette, the UK’s Hodder & Stoughton has a huge list of hits to its name and was ahead of the Penguin paperback revolution with pocket-size hardcovers in the 1920s.
Hachette UK’s Diane Spivey, who speaks Monday at London Book Fair’s Introduction to Rights, says there’s more recognition these days about how rights sales contribute to publishing revenue, even as the industry eyes Brexit’s approach.
Jason Bartholomew reports on international rights markets for Hachette books. Germany is a stalwart, southern Europe suffers and emerging markets are rising.
A timely selection, Chris Williams’ ‘Chip War’ from Simon & Schuster wins the £30,000 FT Book of the Year Award in London.
For more than 80 years, the Saltire Society and its awards have ‘inspired culture and provoked responsible debate.’
Publishers, organizations, and people can receive the new Bookshop.org UK awards emphasizing independent bookselling.
The United Kingdom-based business book competition is in its 18th year. Its shortlist deals with economics, business, and politics.
The Polari Prize program this year adds a children’s and YA honor, with its shortlist coming later this month.
The Society of Authors in London opens its 2023 submission program, having awarded 32 writers and illustrators with 2022 prizes.
The 27th Audie Awards on March 4 honored winners in 25 categories in a 70-minute digital awards program with Kal Penn hosting.