Essential book and publishing links for authors and writers:
The Bookseller The Bookseller has been the business magazine of the book industry since 1858 incorporating the even earlier Bent’s Literary Advertiser, established in 1802. It is one of the UK’s longest-standing magazines.
Publishing Perspectives The online journal of international publishing news and opinion that’s been called “the BBC of the book world.”
Society of Authors The SoA is a trade union for all types of writers, illustrators and literary translators, at all stages of their careers that also administers grants and prizes to support and celebrate authors at all stages of their careers.
Royal Society of Literature Founded in 1820, the RSL is the UK’s charity for the advancement of literature. We act as a voice for the value of literature, engage people in appreciating literature, and encourage and honour writers.
The Publishers Association The Publishers Association (the PA) represents book and journal publishers in the UK, spanning fiction and non-fiction, academic and education publishing in print and digital.
Unbound Crowdfunding publisher.
The Literary Platform The Literary Platform works with a range of associate producers, editors, technologists and writers on specific projects.
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Other interesting booky links:
The British Library The national library of the United Kingdom and the largest library in the world holding over 170 million items from many countries and growing.
Jarndyce Antiquarian Booksellers Leading specialists in eighteenth and, particularly nineteenth century English literature and history.
Mass Observation Archive The Mass Observation Archive specialises in material about everyday life in Britain. It contains papers generated by the original Mass Observation social research organisation (1937 to early 1950s), and newer material collected continuously since 1981.
http://www.clipperdownbooks.co.uk/ Pre-1939 Mountaineering, Angling, Vintage Detective, and Victorian Boys Books.
The Old Bailey online A fully searchable edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London’s central criminal court.
Heywood Hill A literary landmark in its own right, generations of writers, readers and collectors from across the English-speaking world have loved this little shop as an outpost of civilisation and a place where good writing and beautiful books really matter.
Pinterest Book Design and Typography Pinterest of book design and typography.