Developing story: Leipzig Book Fair shutters its planned March 12 to 15 show; London Book Fair still hanging fire amid more cancellations.
The Manchester-based Portico Library Prize for Literature–focused on the country’s North– finds its winner in a native of Sunderland.
In UK audiobook statistics, Harris Interactive sees younger, higher salaried men leading listeners. Orion’s Katie Espiner talks about women in publishing.
Hachette in London is creating a Basic Books nonfiction imprint for the UK in cooperation with the New York imprint of that name.
After more than four decades in the book business, Hachette UK’s group communications director Clare Harington will retire with a wide network of friends in the industry.
Welbeck Publishing Group reactivates the André Deutsch line as an imprint under the direction of former Orion publisher Malcolm Edwards.
An Atlantic crossing for Joseph O’Connor’s ‘Shadowplay’ from Europa Editions, and a boomerang career move for publishing director Clare Hey in London.
For decades a champion of science fiction and fantasy in the UK industry, Malcolm Edwards concludes a 43-year career in the business.
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.
With decades of experience in the offices and cubicles of the business, three publishing veterans are now repping authors as literary agents who hold meetings at 6 a.m.
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