One of the great backlashes in our era of conglomerates is the steady growth of small-batch businesses. These are very small businesses that cater mostly to customers willing to spend more for a seemingly better and more controlled product offering. There are many happy consumers who will buy a four-pack of local brew for $16,…
Funders are increasingly demanding measurements of "real world" impact from researchers. Does this steer us toward the same traps we’re already in from the ways we already do research assessment? The post Measuring Societal Impact or, Meet the New Metric, Same as the Old Metric appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Bloomsbury has snapped up an "exquisite" novel and a short story collection about flawed masculinity from Benjamin Myers six weeks after he scooped the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for his book published by Bluemoose Books.
Santa Montefiore and Simon Sebag Montefiore’s The Royal Rabbits of London is set to be turned into a hybrid-animated live-action feature film by a division of 20th Century Fox.
The Society of Authors has launched a new prize for debut novelists over the age of 60: The Paul Torday Memorial Prize.
The Edinburgh International Book Festival has announced an inaugural, free ‘Publishing Salon’ bringing together publishers, editors, agents and literary professionals this month.
Sharing research with the public is critical, and there are multiple platforms and approaches to this kind of outreach. We tried a local book group for sharing both scholarship and the scholarly process. The post Engaging the Public in Scholarship: A Case for Small Scale appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
On 8th July, Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient was named the Golden Booker winner; the best novel to have won the prize in its 50-year history. Liz Calder, co-founder of Bloomsbury publishing, tells Natasha Onwuemezi how the business came to sign the book, and the reason for its enduring appeal. How did you come to…
Michael O’Mara Books is publishing choreographer and TV judge Craig Revel Horwood’s autobiography.
A "captivating coming-of-age" debut from an Australian journalist will be published by Borough Press as part of the HarperCollins Global Publishing Program.