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Agents' key Frankfurt Book Fair titles: Part One

Bookseller features - Thu, 02/10/2014 - 8:31am

Curtis Brown has Tenacity by James Law, a début thriller following the only female investigator in the Royal Navy’s...

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Paul Sidey: Obituary

Bookseller features - Thu, 02/10/2014 - 8:31am

It is impossible to think of Paul Sidey without smiling. His life-affirming energy, formidable intelligence, generosity of spirit, warmth and...

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Company spotlight: Blink

Bookseller features - Thu, 02/10/2014 - 8:31am

It has been less than a year since Bonnier Publishing announced that it was branching out into the world of adult non-fiction, with the launch...

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Company Spotlight: The Borough Press

Bookseller features - Mon, 29/09/2014 - 8:31pm

In April The Borough Press, HarperCollins’ latest fiction imprint, opened its doors to the public, subsequently receiving more than 300...

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Company spotlight: CILIP

Bookseller features - Sun, 28/09/2014 - 5:31pm

Most organisations’ annual general meetings are a chance for colleagues to get together and rubber-stamp some innocuous paperwork. CILIP,...

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The Bookseller Essay: Amazon's advantage

Bookseller features - Thu, 25/09/2014 - 11:30am

The book industry has made a number of mistakes in dealing with Amazon. Amazon is not interested in the industry’s location within the...

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Turbulent times for Europe's chains

Bookseller features - Wed, 17/09/2014 - 2:30pm

Book chains around the globe are having a hard time. What is worse, the whirlwind of structural changes is still gaining momentum, with the...

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Porter Anderson meets Laura Dawson

Bookseller features - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 8:30pm

One of the leading go-to people in our industry, Laura Dawson has a lot of nicknames.

As Bowker's director of identifier services...

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Lessons learned from Yale 2014

Bookseller features - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 8:30pm

The Yale conference center is leafy green and lovely, yet the real backdrop to its week-long course Leadership Strategies in Book Publishing...

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Company spotlight: Pluto Press

Bookseller features - Thu, 14/08/2014 - 5:31am

To illustrate the difference between working at Pluto Press and most other publishers, m.d. Anne Beech recounts the words of Pluto’s...

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Porter Anderson meets Mark Coker

Bookseller features - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 2:30pm

Easily one of the most outspoken of independent authors’ proponents, Smashwords’ founding CEO Mark Coker was one of the first to...

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Porter Anderson meets Chris Kubica

Bookseller features - Wed, 06/08/2014 - 11:30am

While it’s a rare Monday when #PorterMeets an interviewee who can tweet as fast as I can, it’s even less common to welcome an...

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Company spotlight: Endeavour Press

Bookseller features - Wed, 06/08/2014 - 11:30am

Having grown from an idea to a business that is making itself and its authors “decent” money from e-books in just two years,...

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Sara Miller McCune offers SAGE advice

Bookseller features - Wed, 30/07/2014 - 2:30pm

Next year SAGE founder Sara Miller McCune will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publishing house she famously founded as a 24-year-old with...

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Safari looks to build on subscription success

Bookseller features - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 11:30am

Digital book subscription service Safari has appointed Eoin Noble as product manager, as it looks to expand its product range and publisher base...

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Matt Richell: A tribute

Bookseller features - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 5:30pm

Roland Phillips, m.d. of John Murray, and Richell's close friend Saul Wordsworth pay tribute to the c.e.o. of Hachette Australia and...

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The Bookseller Essay: How will we read?

Bookseller features - Fri, 18/07/2014 - 2:32am

There seems to be a pervasive fear that reading is somehow compromised by the reign of the e-book. “There’s nothing like holding a...

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Company spotlight: Melville House UK

Bookseller features - Fri, 18/07/2014 - 2:32am

It is the final hour of the final day at BookExpo America 2014, but it doesn’t feel like it. The halls are still rammed with booksellers...

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Company spotlight: David Fickling Books

Bookseller features - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 5:30am

The more books you mention, the happier I’ll be,” says David Fickling, whose newly independent publisher, David Fickling Books,...

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Company spotlight: Pan Macmillan

Bookseller features - Thu, 10/07/2014 - 2:31am

The “whiteboard moment” for Pan Macmillan’s current non-fiction strategy came to the division’s boss during the depth of...

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