UK charity World Book Night to launch in the US in 2012 and give away 1 million books around the country.
In the UK this week, both Oxford University and the British Library had their eyes (and hands) set on expensive relics of the past.
London’s venerable Foyles is profitable, opening stores across the UK, and wants to go international. Chief Executive Sam Husain explains what comes next for the beloved brand.
Cambridge University Press opens digital distribution platform for libraries to academic publishers and other university presses
There’s been a lot of talk about the end of territorial rights, experience suggests that wouldn’t be such a good thing for the author or the books.
Like Jesus, Waterstone’s MD James Daunt will have to perform a miracle to multiply the magic of his six-strong bookstore chain to feed the masses.
Stellar customer service, a curated list of titles, and intense localization are hallmarks of indie bookstores. Can they work across a large chain?
Publishers Launch London conference considered several issues: territoriality, metadata and the role of publishers in the age of digital DIY.
WHSmith Travel is turning unlikely books into bestsellers, expanding internationally, and maintaining revenue in the midst of a recession.
With a focused list of short translations, UK’s Peirene Press has quickly developed a cult following among London’s smart set.