Brexit is here: today’s separation from Europe for the UK market comes with little certainty for book publishing and other creative industries in Britain.
The annual ‘Nibbies,’ as the British Book Awards are known, this year are led by the acclaimed Irish author, Sally Rooney, who calls herself ‘astonishingly lucky.’
Just as “a settling down rather than a reversal” of digital publishing arrives in the UK, this market—one of seven to be featured at Frankfurt Book Fair’s conference on October 18—faces the question of a European Union membership referendum.
‘Publishing is now multi-format: success in one format should not be seen as a victory over the other format.’ But are we ready yet to hear such wisdom around the UK Publishers Association’s report?
The architecture of the publishing industry today continues to transform as The Bookseller’s Philip Jones and Publishers Weekly’s Andrew Albanese discussed in a special journalists’ session at London Book Fair.
Has book production outpaced readership and what can publishers do about it? Porter Anderson’s opening editorial for Publishing Perspectives explores this.