News Bites
Industry News

News Bites

A summary of industry news for the week by Morgan Amer Publishing company, Hyperion is working on creating stronger ties with its parent company, Walt Disney. Recently, they hired Laura Hopper in the position of editorial director of franchise publishing, and Ruth Pomerance as senior editor to acquire and develop talent that will work with … Continue reading

The Big Man returns!
Events

The Big Man returns!

A review of Canongate’s William McIlvanney Event by Sally Pattle One of the perks of being in the bookselling business is that you sometimes get invited to trade events. One such event was held on Thursday 28th February in Edinburgh’s Summerhall when Canongate Books invited people to hear William McIlvanney read from his seminal work … Continue reading

Blackwells: Do You Judge a Book by its Cover? Review
Events

Blackwells: Do You Judge a Book by its Cover? Review

A review of Do You Judge a Book by it’s Cover?                  by Char Bennett On the 20th of February, a group of industry professionals and book enthusiasts gathered on the first floor of Blackwell’s Bookshop to discuss how publishers, authors and artists work together to create the all-important book jacket design. On the panel was … Continue reading