Higher paid staff at Pan Macmillan have been asked to volunteer for a pay reduction and employees at its distribution arm will be furloughed as the publisher unveiled measures to help “safeguard” its business during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Many authors live in a perpetual state of anxiety. Anxiety our books won’t sell. Anxiety we won’t get a new deal. Anxiety our reviews will suck. So it goes without saying the past few weeks have taken those anxieties to a whole new level. This is reflected in the posts I’m reading every day in…
The photographer and author Stuart Goodman has died of coronavirus aged 73, it has been confirmed.
In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's advice regarding social distancing, many publications are being postponed until the new year, to prevent authors missing out on crucial face-to-face promotion.
CILIP, the UK's library and information association, has announced the launch of the National Shelf Service, a new daily Youtube broadcast featuring book recommendations from professional librarians.
Exclusive data from Blackwell’s, Waterstones and Bookstat reveal that, with most UK readers housebound, educational titles, escapist fiction and soothing self-help is much in demand