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.
Q&A with Diane Spivey on LBF’s Introduction to Rights Program and Brexit
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.
Hachette UK Sees Flux in Global Rights Markets
Jason Bartholomew reports on international rights markets for Hachette books. Germany is a stalwart, southern Europe suffers and emerging markets are rising.
British Book Awards: Trade and ‘Book of the Year’ Shortlists
The British Book Awards contenders for Book Trade and Book of the Year are announced, with the shortlists consisting of 29 categories.
Chris Miller’s ‘Chip War’ Wins the 2022 FT Business Book of the Year Award
A timely selection, Chris Williams’ ‘Chip War’ from Simon & Schuster wins the £30,000 FT Book of the Year Award in London.
Scotland’s National Book Awards: The 2022 Shortlists
For more than 80 years, the Saltire Society and its awards have ‘inspired culture and provoked responsible debate.’
In England, Bookshop.org Names New ‘Indie Champions’ Shortlists
Publishers, organizations, and people can receive the new Bookshop.org UK awards emphasizing independent bookselling.
Financial Times Announces a Shortlist in the £30,000 Business Book of the Year Award
The United Kingdom-based business book competition is in its 18th year. Its shortlist deals with economics, business, and politics.
In England, Polari Book Prize Names Two of Three 2022 Shortlists
The Polari Prize program this year adds a children’s and YA honor, with its shortlist coming later this month.
The UK’s Society of Authors Adds a New Disability-Focused Book Award
The Society of Authors in London opens its 2023 submission program, having awarded 32 writers and illustrators with 2022 prizes.