12 mind-blowing book events you probably never knew happened in 2017

Usually on alternate Sundays I review the latest Hot Sheet from Jane Friedman and Porter Anderson, but this time around it was a review of the past year and much of what is covered has been discussed in previous reviews here, so this week I’m doing my own TNPS-style review of the 2017 publishing year Read More …

Emirati Publishers Association arrives in World Book Capital. Nobody notices

You could be forgiven for not realising it, but the World Book Capital 2017-18 is just down the road from me here in West Africa, in Guinea Conakry. In another reminder that publishing in the rest of the world doesn’t stop for Christmas, representatives of the UAE’s Emirati Publisher’s Association have been in Guinea Conakry Read More …