A Touch of Nostalgia this Christmas

A Touch of Nostalgia this Christmas

Top Christmas Movies Based on Books Christmas movies have the reputation for being cosy, warm and generally filled with happiness. Some of the best memories…

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A Double Espresso and the FT: Can Newspapers Survive?

A Double Espresso and the FT: Can Newspapers Survive?

I am not a reluctant adopter of new technology, as in many ways publishing apps can significantly enhance and enrich readers’ experience above and beyond…

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Top Book Publishing Companies in the UK

Top Book Publishing Companies in the UK

A list of the largest publishing companies in the order of highest turnover, according to data from Nielsen BookScan and The Bookseller.   Penguin Random…

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2014: The year of female authors

2014: The year of female authors

I was given three books for Christmas last year, and they were all by female authors. These were all books I’d asked for, because I’ve…

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Five most anticipated book releases of 2014

Five most anticipated book releases of 2014

As we start the New Year – this article will focus on my list of top five reads for 2014. Keep an eye out for…

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Why are cookbooks still so popular?

Why are cookbooks still so popular?

The digital age is well and truly upon us, particularly in publishing. New ways of publishing electronically are developed every day, with print production rates…

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A ‘Contemporary’ Classic?  Morrissey’s Autobiography causes controversy

A ‘Contemporary’ Classic? Morrissey’s Autobiography causes controversy

A much-talked about, anticipated release, Stephen Patrick Morrissey’s simply-titled ‘Autobiography’ hit the shelves on the 17th October. Originally due to be published in September, the…

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The future of self-publishing

The future of self-publishing

Recent figures have revealed that 2012 was a record year for the publishing industry, with the highest ever revenues recorded of £3.34 billion. Self-publishing has…

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What chances do traditional booksellers have against Amazon’s inevitable world domination?

What chances do traditional booksellers have against Amazon’s inevitable world domination?

Having been established as a popular online retailer for many years now, Amazon continues to provide an almost unlimited array of books at a consistently…

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