Charkin’s Law, according to the eponymous Richard Charkin in London: ‘Everything that can go wrong will go wrong.’
As the clock runs out on 2023, Richard Charkin in London has questions for the industry, some of which he knows may elicit a ‘Bah, humbug.’
Richard Charkin sees in David Shelley’s US-UK Hachette CEO appointment a chance for more commitment to world English rights.
The copyright pages most people flip past may ‘represent both a history of the book and of our industry.’ Richard Charkin reads them first.
Ahead of Frankfurt Book Fair, advisory board member Richard Charkin urges CEOs to focus on their P&L statements’ lines defined as ‘rights.’
There’s no rest for the world’s small-press independent publishers, Richard Charkin says, even when much of the industry is on holiday.
The pros and cons of large publishing companies, especially for authors, may not always be immediately apparent.
‘Authorial neurosis kicked in’ right on schedule with ‘My Back Pages,’ as Richard Charkin recounts.
‘There can be little doubt that God or fate or luck play a significant part in the success of any publishing endeavor,’ writes Richard Charkin.
Publication day: ‘The IPA continues to quietly do good work in the background’ on the freedom to publish and diplomacy, writes Richard Charkin in ‘My Back Pages’—his memoir releasing today.