2018 United Kingdom Book Sales


The link below is to an article that reports on sales figures for books/ebooks/audiobooks in the United Kingdom for 2018.

For more visit:
https://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/uk-ebook-sales-have-increased-by-5-in-2018

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Shortlists for the UK’s Society of Authors Translation Prizes


The link below is to an article that reports on the various shortlists for the United Kingdom’s Society of Authors Translations Prizes.

For more visit:
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/01/seven-shortlists-announced-uk-society-of-authors-translation-prizes/

More on the Internet Archive’s Open Library Copyright Crisis


The link below is to an article reporting on issues for the Internet Archive in the United Kingdom over copyright and the Open Library project.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/jan/22/internet-archives-ebook-loans-face-uk-copyright-challenge

2018 Goldsmiths Prize for Fiction


The links below are to articles reporting on the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize for Fiction, including the shortlist and winner. The chronology of articles runs from top to bottom.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2018/sep/26/novel-senses-of-new-the-2018-goldsmiths-prize-for-fiction-shortlist
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/nov/14/robin-robertson-wins-goldsmiths-prize-innovative-fiction-long-take
https://www.gold.ac.uk/goldsmiths-prize/

The 2018 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding Shortlist and Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the shortlist and winner of the 2018 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding. The winner was ‘Border – A Journey to the Edge of Europe,’ by Kapka Kassabova.

For more visit:
https://publishingperspectives.com/2018/11/kapka-kassabova-named-2018-nayef-al-rodhan-prize-winner/

A Fuller Picture on UK Ebook Sales


The link below is to an article that looks a little more on the decline of ebook sales in the United Kingdom, as reported in a post on this Blog yesterday.

For more visit:
http://the-digital-reader.com/2017/04/27/damn-facts-ebook-sales-narrative-must-maintained-costs/

Article: Modern Life & the British Library


The link below is to an article that takes a look at how the modern world and the old world of the British Library are clashing.

For more visit:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/the-war-of-words-at-the-british-library-8734405.html

Article: United Kingdom – Lambeth Palace & the Stolen Books


The link below is to a fascinating story of books that were stolen from Lambeth Palace over a number of decades.

For more visit:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22249700