Are Celebrities taking over the Publishing world?

More and more celebrities are branching into publishing as the next step in their career. It is clear that titles released by celebrities are more likely to sell. As a text it may not be the best fiction, autobiography or a cookbook, stylistically speaking, but it is more likely to secure free promotion and also…

Hey, I am in the bookshop

The experience of interviewing Anthony BurrillĀ  Nothing comes from nowhere. I have heard my grandfather say these words all my life. He had a strong influence on me and this message, though simple is intense. This statement is also used by British graphic artist, print maker and designer Anthony Burrill, which motivated me to try…

Why Print? A Physical Experience in Publishing

The layout editor of the small theatre space had designed the display tables for functionality rather than comfort. It showed in the rhythmic tug of my backpack as peruser after peruser pressed passed behind me like a tight-laned overtake that results in a sideswipe. But as I slid along from table to table, my roving…