Hay Festival Panel Ponders Our Digital Future

In Feature Articles by Guest Contributor

by Tolu Ogunlesi HAY-ON-WYE, WALES: While many in the publishing industry were in New York last week for BookExpo America, other book lovers gathered on the Welsh border for the annual literary extravaganza known as the Guardian Hay Festival. This year, amid the author presentations featuring figures as diverse as Desmond Tutu and Stephen Fry, a publishing panel entitled “Brave …

Bonus Material: The Best of British Book Publishing

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

by Edward Nawotka British book publishing certainly knows how to self-celebrate: Each year they bestow upon themselves more than a dozen awards at the annual British Book Industry Awards. The fete, known colloquially as The Nibbies, was held Tuesday night in Cambridge, England with the top honor for Publisher of the Year going to Scottish house Canongate. It was cited …