In pictures: FutureBook Conference 2015

The FutureBook Conference celebrated its fifth anniversary with a line-up including rapper Akala, the leaders of some of UK publishing's biggest companies, and the first BookTech Showcase. The use of data and the increase in mobile users were major themes of the event, which also saw the awarding of the FutureBook Awards. Here is the day in pictures. Akala performs a piece from his graphic novel The Ruins of Empires.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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