Stephen Page and Morten Hesseldahl stressed the core values of publishing—author relationships, reading—at London Book Fair’s 2019 Quantum conference.
The chief of the UK’s 90-year-0ld Faber & Faber will tell the Quantum audience at the London Book Fair that however troubling Brexit’s confusions may be, publishing holds the world’s ‘editorial centrality’ in its hands: and that means it has a job to do.
Led by Hay Festival founder Peter Florence, the 2019 Man Booker Prize jury features a pianist and composer, a filmmaker, a broadcaster and a publisher.
The 17th woman to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, Anna Burns has won for ‘Milkman,’ set in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Her publisher, Faber & Faber, becomes the second biggest winner of Man Booker titles.
Acclaimed as one of the greats in British publishing–who made a ‘dazzling literary court’ of Faber–the late Matthew Evans prompts fond memories.
Future Publish’s program at Leipzig Book Fair includes a tour, as literary fiction and free speech intersect at conferences in the US and UK.
Going digital requires ‘taking more of a leap rather than a tentative step,’ says Darin Brockman, CEO of the UK’s Firsty Group, which has produced a B2C platform for Faber & Faber among others.
European publishers may be lagging behind in e-publishing, but they have time to learn from the mistakes of publishers in the US, UK and Japan
By Sophie Rochester LONDON: If there was a key lesson from the first FutureBook conference organized by The Bookseller magazine and held in London for the first time last year, it was “experiment, learn and adapt”. Back again for a second conference, held the past Tuesday, the UK publishing industry appears to be responding well to the challenges of digital …
By Ed Nawotka The shortlist for the inaugural $50,000 DSC South Asian Literature prize — open to books published in English, or in an English-translation, on South Asian topics — includes: Amit Chaudhuri: The Immortals (Picador India) Musharraf Ali Farooqui: The Story of a Widow (Picador India) Tania James: Atlas Of Unknowns (Pocket Books) Manju Kapur: The Immigrant (Faber & Faber) …
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