Are you 'noticing' publishing's gender bias?

Calling the question  Conference organisers, prize judges, pretty much anyone who has a role in deciding who gets to be heard: don’t they notice the roll call of mainly white men? My colleague at The Bookseller Cathy Rentzenbrink is not only our acting books editor but also is project director for Quick Reads and a… Read More

Why Eimear McBride’s Prize-Winning ‘Girl’ Is Not On Sale In The US

A major talent’s powerful début (a good story) has come to the world’s attention after a decade of rejection that some say is a shameful indictment of the publishing establishment’s commercialized interests (making it an even better story). And yet, even in its new fame, US readers won’t find it in their national market until September. I’m not… Read More