Elliott Advisors has bought Wordery, in a move that sees the website separate from the Bertrams Group.
James Spackman, founder of the Book Pitch Doctor consultancy, is holding a charity masterclass with the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) and is seeking trade sponsors.
With much of the book business still wrestling with the short-term impact of the coronavirus crisis, it may feel too soon to imagine what happens next.
It’s just over a month since lockdown began. I don’t need to tell you about the uncertainties or worries, but at Riot the crisis has strengthened our raison d'etre: we exist to promote culture, because we know how culture can offer perspective during turbulent times.
What will ‘the world after corona’ look like? When is ‘the world after corona’? As with so many things, we’re in the realm of speculation, of we’ll-have-to-wait-and-see here.
Tom Bradby's Secret Service (Penguin Audio), narrated by Juliet Aubrey, has zipped into the Audible weekly number one spot for the week ending 26th April.
The shortlist for the Alligator's Mouth Award has been announced, with Ali Pye and David Stower among the finalists.
Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann has reported a first quarter revenue decline of 2.7% in what it said was a “satisfactory” performance given the challenge of Covid-19.