Taking what she says will be her last lap at Frankfurter Buchmesse, Anne-Solange Noble announces her retirement.
Venice’s 39th Mauri School, Part Two: A ‘Perfect Companion’
From the publishers on our Mauri School panel, Stefano Mauri and Andrew Franklin, new takes on the book business and the Web.
Venice’s 39th Mauri School, Part One: A ‘New Future’
The 2022 Mauri School conference commentary from booksellers and publishers was a deep look at ‘The New Future’ ahead for books.
A New Literary Agency’s Old Hands: ‘It’s Just Intoxicating’ in London
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.
The ‘Profits From Publishing’ Debate: Is Author Pay Enough?
How profits from publishing are sliced up has become an industry debate in London, where agent Andrew Lownie and the Association of Authors’ Agents have joined the Society of Authors in asking for more transparency.
Industry Insiders: What’s Ahead for the UK’s Leading Bookseller Waterstones?
Among unknowns facing the UK book industry this year, the idea of a Waterstones sale is among the most vexing. There’s one point of agreement: Industry players would like managing director James Daunt to stay in place.
Waterstones’ James Daunt: ‘Student of Bookshops’
From Brexit (no) to bookstore social space (yes) Waterstones’ managing director James Daunt is certain about one thing: He wants ‘to sell more books.’
Profile MD Andrew Franklin Eschews Publishing Mysticism
Andrew Franklin of London’s Profile Books doesn’t believe in publishing mysticism, just good business: “It always comes down to authors and their books.”
Metadata Perspectives: More Sales, Just Don’t Mention the “M” Word
At the first-ever Metadata Perspectives conference, experts from around the world discuss the advantages of good metadata.
UK Publishers, Agents Find Solidarity in Facing Digital Transition Together
E-books, royalties, territoriality, piracy, agents as publishers, publishers as booksellers, on the agenda for UK book community at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair.
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