Thursday 3rd September
Michael Rosen: We knew where we were with Thatcher's ideologues – unlike today's double-speaking Tories
The Audience Information Sheet is more useful than the Title Information Sheet for marketers (and for publicity and sales too)
The ebook debate has moved on from zealots versus luddites – and has empowered readers
It is through the novel that we learn the real state of things
How About Unicorns, Too?
Even though Amazon's activities tend to reduce book prices, which is considered good for consumers, they ultimately hurt consumers
The UN - and not a publisher - is to blame
Too many children are unable to enjoy our country's rich literary heritage. We need to change that
The mystery of Haruki Murakami's whimsy
Our attention spans have shortened, we're distracted, and authors have changed their style to suit, but these changes are part of the wider digital transformation
Misfits and outlaws know how to survive and there are lessons to be learned from them
and it's authors taking it in the neck
Roald Dahl gives a prominent place to grandparents, but JK Rowling ignores them
There's no getting around it: book blurbs are a much-maligned aspect of publishing culture
Will social media and aggregated preferences sweep away book reviewing and literary culture?
If a bestselling author can't make it self-publishing, can you as a first time writer? Likely not.
It makes sense to wait
Books are not a commodity
If novels aren't worthy challenges, we have no reason to linger in their pages
Four years ago there was a lot of panic
We now have a single, corporate entity that exerts a dangerous amount of control over the channels of free expression that sustain our democracy
Ask Eddie Redmayne's Brother
I see a bright future for publishers eager to develop and aggregate compelling content, especially content that readers want to share
Award is among the most prestigious in the literary world. It is also incredibly generous to the big publishing houses
So is Amazon bad for business?