Tagged with London Book Fair

London Book Fair 2012: A Personal Perspective

I attended the London Book Fair at Earls Court this month; the first time in several years. I was left with several over-riding impressions. The Fair remains the premier International Book Fair. It was busy – very busy – with 25,000 delegates, half from overseas, attracted by the 1,500 exhibitors from 57 countries. The Bookseller suggested … Continue reading

The Lost Symbol and the Lost Hashtag #LBF09 #LBF

It’s a tricky business getting to grips with new media, especially when you’re dealing with a two thousand year old story — always assuming, of course, that Dan Brown’s new novel, The Lost Symbol, actually does take up the plot where The Da Vinci Code left off rather than lose it completely. But this post … Continue reading

LBF09: London Book Fair 2009

9am, Monday April 20, 2009, sees the opening of this year’s London Book Fair at Earls Court. If last year’s fair was anything to go by, it promises to be well worth a visit, abuzz with booksellers, publishers and a vast array of other book trade people meeting, competing, drinking coffee, buying, selling, drinking more coffee, networking, … Continue reading