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Record Year for British Publishing in 2019

U.K. publisher sales rose to £6.3 billion in 2019, 4% higher than in 2018 and 20% higher than in 2015, making 2019 the biggest year ever for U.K. publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Change is not happening fast enough': UK publishers promise to tackle inequality

Responding to the newly formed Black Writers’ Guild, all five of the biggest publishers say they will make more room for black authors and staffThe “big five” UK publishing houses have separately acknowledged that “change is not happening fast enough” and that they must do a lot more to address... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-17 12:45:22 UTC ]
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Black British authors top UK book charts in wake of BLM protests

Bernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge take No 1 slots in wake of anti-racist demonstrations, as Waterstones staff ask chain to support causeBernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge have become the first black British women to top the UK’s fiction and nonfiction paperback charts, in a week where... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-10 13:46:40 UTC ]
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Lionel Barber to step down as editor of the Financial Times

In May, Jim Waterson, media editor at The Guardian, reported that Lionel Barber, the editor of the Financial Times, was on the way out, and that the search was on for his replacement. In the summer, when Amber A’Lee Frost, who was interviewing Barber for CJR, mentioned that he was retiring,... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-11-12 13:03:08 UTC ]
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Of love, life and literature: Athill’s last words from beyond the grave

Publishing doyenne tells of success tinged by heartache in film ‘to be seen after my death’“I am Diana Athill, and if you are watching this I am no longer alive. This is my final say.”With a flourish of self-conscious drama, Athill, the writer, literary editor and doyenne of British publishing,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber’s Matthew Evans Remembered in London: ‘Publishing Vision’

Acclaimed as one of the greats in British publishing–who made a 'dazzling literary court' of Faber–the late Matthew Evans prompts fond memories. The post Faber’s Matthew Evans Remembered in London: ‘Publishing Vision’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher Gail Rebuck honoured with painting in National Portrait Gallery

The chair of Penguin Random House and Labour peer admitted she was ‘speechless’ when told the work would hang in the central London galleryA portrait of one of the most influential figures in British publishing, Gail Rebuck, chair and former chief executive of the Penguin Random House group and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher Matthew Evans, former Faber and Faber boss, dies aged 74

Evans was one of the literary scene’s leading figures for decades, working with writers including Ted Hughes and Hanif Kureishi Matthew Evans, one of the most important figures in British publishing and the man who led Faber and Faber for several decades, has died aged 74.Evans, or Baron Evans... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Brexit would be a disaster for British publishing'

Over a book-writing career of more than three decades I have produced a number of well received books with very modest sales mainly on European and international political themes. But never have I had a book - Brexit: How Britain Will Leave Europe (I.B.Tauris) - go through two editions in just... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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