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23rd April 2014

Is a female-dominated industry responsible for boys' lower literacy?

A children's author has claimed that the dominance of women in publishing is to blame for boys lagging behind in literacy. (Daily Record)
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21st April 2014

Gabriel Garcia Marquez's family consider publishing final novel

The family of the late Nobel literature laureate may publish a posthumous novel. (The Australian)
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16th April 2014

Between traditional and self publishing: a third way

An author makes her case for 'third way' publishing. (Publisher's Weekly)
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11th April 2014

Is Amazon evil?

According to publishers at the Digital Minds Conference, Amazon is both 'evil' and 'wonderful'. (Digital Book World)
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9th April 2014

Book publishers must innovate further

The industry still is not doing enough to innovate, according to speakers at the Publishing for Digital Minds conference (The Bookseller)
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8th April 2014

Publishing is not in trouble says UK head of Penguin Random House

Tom Weldon insists that the publishing industry has coped with the digital revolution better than any other. (The Guardian)
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17th March 2014

Could the future of books lie in a Netflix model?

Online fiction service Rooster mirrors Netflix in its approach to book publishing. (Wired)
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11th March 2014

Parents fight for end to gender divisions in books

The Let Books Be Books campaign has gathered support from Usborne publisher. (The Guardian)
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25th February 2014

Number of UK independent bookshops falls below 1000

The number of independent bookshops in the UK has fallen to its lowest number since records began (The Bookseller)
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21st February 2014

Bookstore sales decline slowed in 2013

Decline in bookstores in the US slowed in 2013, falling by just 1.6% (Publishers Weekly).
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