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News stories from the book world in April 2011

April 2011

Mood buoyant at spring book fairs

18 April 2011

The two big spring book fairs in Europe, Bologna and London, have both gone rather well, with packed aisles and a lot of solid business being done.  Read more

Self-publishing v signing up with a publisher

11 April 2011

Self-publishing has been much in the news recently, with bestselling self-publisher Amanda Hocking deciding to sign up with a publisher, whilst author Barry Eisler has decided to continue self-publishing in spite of receiving a big offer.  Read more

Book-buyers steady in declining market

4 April 2011

The recent Books and Consumers conference showed some surprising trends in British book-buying, which is catching up on the US as regards e-books.   Read more