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[UCLPUB2015] Week 5

Welcome to my new blog series – UCLPUB2015! Every Sunday I’ll be posting a roundup of my week as a student on the UCL MA Publishing course, talking about my experiences and passing along any handy tips I pick up along the way. 497 more words


Cumbersome Book Reading on the Bus

For those of you that were semi-enjoying my forays into the history of publishing, I have started a new book.  it’s brilliant and called Print for Victory, Book Publishing In England 1939-1945 by Valerie Holman (British Library 2008). 268 more words

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The London Book Fair

The London Book Fair, and its partners, the British Council and the Publishers Association,  have announced that Mexico will be the Market focus of 2015. 324 more words

This week in numbers: April 26th - May 2nd

Here’s this week’s numbers in publishing.

  • UK publishers’ annual sales fall 2%, p-books sales fall 5%, e-book sales rise 19% in 2013 (
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Copyright breach is theft

The media’s fascination with Kim Dotcom has irritated me.

He seems to hae been given a lot more attention and treated far more sympathetically than he deserves. 489 more words


This week in numbers: October 12th – 18th

Here’s this week’s numbers in publishing.

  • Granta orders 25,000 hardback reprint of Eleanor Catton’s Man Booker Prize 2013 winner The Luminaries (Bookseller)

The reprinted books for the UK will of course be rebranded with her win along with an extra  431 more words

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