UK e-book revenues climbed 11 per cent to £563m in 2014, while sales of physical books fell 5 per cent to £2.7bn
The publisher sold out of The Economist and Financial Times and bet the house on American education – only to find its profits sinking amid a turning of the tide in the US college market. Andrew Dewson reports on the challenges now facing the group
'We are aiming to find a path from subscription-based publishing to an open access one'
Few literary characters are as troubling or controversial as Lolita's narrator
Hilary Mantel, twice winner of the Man Booker Prize, who made her name dissecting the 16th-century court intrigues of King Henry VIII’s adviser Thomas Cromwell, is turning her attention to a more modern politician – Lady Thatcher.
Almost a fifth of the women surveyed so far say that their careers have stalled because managers failed to promote them or offer training opportunities
Attorneys for Cruise and Bauer Publishing Company made the mutual decision to drop the case
The Swedish publisher of the late Stieg Larsson’s best-selling Millennium trilogy has hired an author to write a fourth book in the series.
Writer and philosopher whose work, beginning with ‘The Outsider’, searched for the meaning of man’s existence
André Schiffrin was a literary editor who gave readers Art Spiegelman, Michel Foucault and Studs Terkel before he was forced out of commercial publishing in a defining battle between profits and literature. Schiffrin, who died of pancreatic cancer, sought out authors until his final days, dividing his time between New York and Paris as founding editor and editor at large of the non-profit New Press.
Changes should be good news for news outlets, driving more interested traffic to their sites
George pushed out of the top 10 since the prince was born – while Skyler and Jesse are on the up
Bernadine Bishop could be the first writer to win the Costa Book of the Year posthumously
Bernadine Bishop leads posthumously with 'Unexpected Lessons in Love'
Matthew Bell and Jonathan Owen turn the pages
Who’s this girl? Another one of those tweeters no doubt?