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Whats new: 11 March 2019 - What's new 11 March 2019
  • 'No writing is wasted. Did you know that sourdough from San Francisco is leavened partly by a bacteria called lactobacillus sanfrancisensis? It is native to the soil there, and does not do well elsewhere. But any kitchen can become an ecosystem. If you bake a lot, your kitchen will become...

Just hours before Prime Minister Theresa May's latest Brexit deal was heavily defeated in the U.K. House of Commons, writers at the London Book Fair criticized the decision to abandon the E.U.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti turns 100 on March 24. At nearly five score, there is much poetic breath left in the famed poet's literary lungs. The streams of his consciousness pour out in his latest book, a novel titled Little Boy, which Doubleday will publish March 19.

Digital books were once heralded as being a replacement for print and everyone in the bookselling and publishing industry were scared. It looks like our love affair with ebooks is over, primarily due to stagnant sales and a resurgence of print.

The other day Will Self unburdened himself on the state of fiction with crushing hauteur. ‘What's now regarded as serious literature would, ten or 20 years ago, have been regarded as young adult fiction... in terms of literary history, it does seem a bit of a regression.

Rape, infighting, secrets, financial malpractice; the scandal surrounding the Nobel Prize in Literature began in November 2017 when Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter published allegations by eighteen women that they had been sexually assaulted by Jean-Claude Arnault, a 71-year-old Swedish-French...

Audiobooks were a hot topic at last year's London Book Fair, and the interest hasn't cooled. On the opening morning of the 2019 London Book Fair, a panel of publishers, moderated by the Audio Publishers Association's Michele Cobb, charted the audiobook's rapid rise, and told a standing room only...

Abena, who is 18, recently read Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, and thought it was wonderful. She does feel a bit bad about downloading it illegally, she says, but her mother is a single parent who can't afford to feed her voracious love of books. She has also enjoyed the entire...

Commentary: 'No writing is wasted' 11 March 2019

'No writing is wasted. Did you know that sourdough from San Francisco is leavened partly by a bacteria called lactobacillus sanfrancisensis? It is native to the soil there, and does not do well elsewhere. But any kitchen can become an ecosystem. If you bake a lot, your kitchen will become a...

Whats new: 4 March 2019 - What's new 4 March 2019
  • 'It was only after two years' work that it occurred to me that I was a writer. I had no particular expectation that the novel would ever be published, because it was sort of a mess. It was only when I found myself writing things I didn't realise I knew that I said, 'I'm a writer now.' The...

Last October here at Publishing Perspectives, I wrote about starting my new publishing house-actually more like a publishing room - Mensch Publishing.

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