In UK audiobook statistics, Harris Interactive sees younger, higher salaried men leading listeners. Orion’s Katie Espiner talks about women in publishing.
As tickets go on sale for Margaret Atwood’s tour in Australia and New Zealand, Alex Fane speaks at FutureBook in London about staging and paying authors.
With four program tracks, the upcoming 2019 FutureBook Live conference in London includes Barnes & Noble and Waterstones’ James Daunt among its keynotes.
A new class of 40 ‘Rising Stars’ in the UK publishing industry is named by The Bookseller, in association with sponsor Frankfurter Buchmesse.
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.’
Launched earlier this year and looking for commercial fiction, Boldwood Books promises to publish its new titles in ebook, audio, and print-on-demand on the same day internationally.
The British Book Awards, or ‘Nibbies’–which comprise both industry and book honors–today announce their books of the year shortlists.
The British Book Awards organizers report having ‘an incredibly strong list of more than 50 submissions’ for its new small-press category.
The Independent Bookshop of the Year category of the 2019 Nibbies has a 48-store shortlist and is broken into nine regions in its initial round.
Festival directors, journalists, authors, broadcasters, editors, publishers, booksellers, illustrators, translators, educators, and literary agents are among the big cohort of judges for the 2019 ‘Nibbies.’