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.
Frederick Warne announced the publication of The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit in September 2012, the 110th anniversary of the bunny’s first appearance in print.
Sara Odedna, former Editor-in-chief of Bloomsbury UK’s children’s division is launching Hot Key Books, a new children’s imprint at Bonnier.
UK agent Ed Victor and his new Bedford Square Books is publishing six titles pre-Frankfurt. Here he explains why his company is not competition for publishers.
UK publishing educator and journalist Kelvin Smith remembers September 11, 2001 and its effect on the book business, as experienced from abroad.
UK crowdsourced book funding project Unbound has a strong publishing pedigree and has already put several A-list books under contract. Unbound LIve, a pitch slam with Kate Mosse and Tibor Fischer is being held on Sept. 12.
UK publishing software and services provide is launching in China, initially catering to research publishers and offering content to libraries.
Small pubs may welcome a sales boost, but the new relationships and deals resulting from an awards nod may pay greater dividends in the long-term.
Since hitting the longlist of the Booker Prize, indies Seren Books, Sandstone Press and Oneworld are seeing global interest in their titles as never before.
UK charity World Book Night to launch in the US in 2012 and give away 1 million books around the country.