At the third ‘Building Inclusivity’ conference, speakers discussed how publishers can better reflect the UK’s diverse population and why it’s important.
The winner of the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize for ‘The Long Take,’ Robin Robertson talks about acquiring world rights to ‘Trainspotting’ for Secker in 1992.
In this week’s publishing conference at the Sharjah International Book Fair, delegates are welcoming an education ministry commitment to local publishers.
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.
At an event organized by Byte the Book and the Frankfurt Book Fair, publishers looked at how social pressures influence publishing.
At the debut edition of Frankfurt’s Audiobook Conference, experts from several markets presented data and trends on this growing segment of publishing.
Eastern Europe and Russia were in the spotlight at the start of Frankfurt Rights Meeting this year.
Delivering a rousing talk at the Frankfurt Book Fair’s opening press conference, author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke about the strength of literature and women.
‘We can’t have books stuck in dockside waiting for customs clearance,’ points out Hodder Education’s Lis Tribe, as publishers work to inform the government of the industry’s Brexit concerns.
Much as the afternoon focused on publishing’s return to audiobooks as a growth center in the business, London Book Fair’s Quantum conference audience was encouraged to review its assumptions.