Richard Charkin in London: ‘Accidental Successes’

'The best editors are always alert to opportunities,' writes Richard Charkin in this pre-publication excerpt from his forthcoming book, 'My Back Pages.' Object lesson: Macmillan and Jeffrey Archer. The post Richard Charkin in London: ‘Accidental Successes’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-04-03 11:58:45 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin in London: ‘Accidental Successes’

'The best editors are always alert to opportunities,' writes Richard Charkin in this pre-publication excerpt from his forthcoming book, 'My Back Pages.' Object lesson: Macmillan and Jeffrey Archer. The post Richard Charkin in London: ‘Accidental Successes’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-04-03 11:58:45 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin in London: An Updated A-Z of Trade Publishing

Updating his first Publishing Perspectives column published four years ago, Richard Charkin offers a fresh look at trade book publishing. The post Richard Charkin in London: An Updated A-Z of Trade Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-07 16:59:43 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Notes From a Small Publisher in London

Totting up the pros and cons of being an independent publisher, Richard Charkin assesses Mensch Publishing on its third anniversary. The post Richard Charkin: Notes From a Small Publisher in London appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-12 17:07:48 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Four Questions for...Richard Charkin

Charkin’s new venture, Mensch Publishing, officially launched last month with Guy Kennaway’s darkly funny memoir 'Time to Go.' PW caught up with Charkin ahead of the 2019 London Book Fair to talk about his new turn as an indie publisher—and the simple question that inspired him to take the leap. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Richard Charkin: How Do We Measure Commercial Success in Publishing?

It's 'the building up of publishing assets,' not cash reserves, says Richard Charkin, that finally adds up to a publishing house's worth. The post Richard Charkin: How Do We Measure Commercial Success in Publishing? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: It’s a Smaller World Now

Richard Charkin sees in David Shelley's US-UK Hachette CEO appointment a chance for more commitment to world English rights. The post Richard Charkin: It’s a Smaller World Now appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-11-26 15:56:44 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: ‘A Publishing House Is a Field’

'There can be little doubt that God or fate or luck play a significant part in the success of any publishing endeavor,' writes Richard Charkin. The post Richard Charkin: ‘A Publishing House Is a Field’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-05-19 06:40:47 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin on India: ‘A Million Mutinies Now’

'The future for Indian publishing is bright,' writes Richard Charkin, reviewing its evolution 'from carbon paper to digital innovations.' The post Richard Charkin on India: ‘A Million Mutinies Now’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-02-03 13:17:21 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin’s Frankfurt, Day Four: ‘Suffering’

The 'essential elements of the Frankfurter Buchmesse experience,' Richard Charkin says, come along with some suffering. The post Richard Charkin’s Frankfurt, Day Four: ‘Suffering’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-10-22 03:26:52 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Dear Literary Agent

Richard Charkin offers 'a heartfelt apology,' writing that he now finds literary agents 'trusted go-betweens and understanding partners.' The post Richard Charkin: Dear Literary Agent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-08-10 17:00:17 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: ‘Vestigial Organs’ in Medicine and Publishing

Drawing on his medical-student days, Richard Charkin examines some of the ‘vestigial’ traditions in international book publishing. By Richard Charkin | @RCharkin ‘Because We’ve Always Done It That Way’ nyone of my generation from a recently naturalized family such as mine–who showed any talent... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-07-21 17:15:59 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin on ‘LitFlation’: Prizes, Awards, and Egos

While vying for a British Book Award this year, Richard Charkin asks, 'When will publishers’ egos be large enough?' The post Richard Charkin on ‘LitFlation’: Prizes, Awards, and Egos appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-02-03 12:15:20 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Reflections Following His 48th Frankfurt Book Fair

The phrasemaking of politicians and publishers can have parallels. Richard Charkin muses on 'a terrific show' at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2021. The post Richard Charkin: Reflections Following His 48th Frankfurt Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-26 16:52:23 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Why I’m Attending Frankfurt Book Fair in Person

Richard Charkin says he misses not only those 'incessant meetings with old friends' but also that 'slightly permanent hangover.' He's headed back to Frankfurt. The post Richard Charkin: Why I’m Attending Frankfurt Book Fair in Person appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-28 12:19:11 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: An Heretical View of Academic Publishing

Ahead of October's Frankfurt Conference, Richard Charkin looks at open access: 'Let us not write off the traditional subscription model.' The post Richard Charkin: An Heretical View of Academic Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-16 13:08:14 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Brexit Ushers British Publishing Into New Territory

A 'sea change in trade book publishing,' writes Richard Charkin, accelerate as Brexit puts the UK industry's EU exclusivity into a new light. The post Richard Charkin: Brexit Ushers British Publishing Into New Territory appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-10 13:25:57 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: ‘Thank Goodness for the Rule-Breakers’

'Maybe there are lessons to be learned from rule-breaking,' writes Richard Charkin, with a new memoir as his case in point. The post Richard Charkin: ‘Thank Goodness for the Rule-Breakers’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-04 13:04:57 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: ‘Chasm’ Between Academic and Trade Publishing

'The last 20 years have seen an ever-growing chasm between academic and trade publishing on the technology front,' writes Charkin. The post Richard Charkin: ‘Chasm’ Between Academic and Trade Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-07 14:48:23 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School

Almost 30 years ago, another Cambridge was where Richard Charkin learned about 'the need to see things through others' eyes.' The post Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-21 13:12:48 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Let’s Hear It for Book Rights Sales People Worldwide

'Rights departments of publishing houses invariably seem the poor relation of the sales team,' says Richard Charkin. The pandemic is a prompt to reconsider. The post Richard Charkin: Let’s Hear It for Book Rights Sales People Worldwide appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-24 14:43:14 UTC ]
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