In a revealing interview, Waterstones MD James Daunt discusses why Amazon worries him so much, his admiration for Barnes & Noble and the Nook, and much more.
Writing in a Digital Age, a new UK publishing conference, promises to teach authors to maximize their commercial potential in the electronic marketplace.
This month’s selection includes a “rollicking, retro seafaring adventure” and a thriller with “a breathless conclusion,” among other gems.
Frederick Warne announced the publication of The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit in September 2012, the 110th anniversary of the bunny’s first appearance in print.
A review of Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?, an impressive debut novel filled with exuberance that’s rare and a joy to experience.
Since hitting the longlist of the Booker Prize, indies Seren Books, Sandstone Press and Oneworld are seeing global interest in their titles as never before.
By Helen Gregg Publishing Scotland recently announced the second year of its Go-See Grants, which provide financial support for Scottish publishers to attend international book fairs. Backed financially by Creative Scotland, the aim of the grant is to increase opportunity for Scottish publishers of fiction, poetry, children’s, and select nonfiction to buy and sell rights abroad. Priority will be given …
“We exist to do the difficult things of publishing,” Eric Lane of Dedalus on life running “the most literary publishing house in Europe.” By Daniel Kalder CAMBRIDGESHIRE, UK: I first encountered Dedalus Books’ esoteric literary catalogue in the old Science Fiction Bookshop in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was a strange place: upstairs they sold Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and French editions …
The third in our series of video interviews with digital innovators from the UK features a discussion with Henry Volans, head of digital development at Faber.
By Liz Bury LONDON: The Comics & Graphic Novels Pavilion, complete with Comics Café, made its debut at the the London Book Fair this year. The category has enjoyed an upswing in the UK in recent years, as products from the US and Japanese manga has tapped a growing market, and the new forum generated some of the biggest buzz …