Why are publishers so sniffy about stocking fillers?
Women now dominate the literary landscape
Why are there so few conservatively-minded novelists?
Small local publishers are putting out the brightest and best new work
There are now so many awards that not winning one must seem a source of shame
When a new major title by a big cheese arrives, expect a tidal wave of rolled logs
The magazine that declares its main aim is to review books does anything but
Bringing back the Net Book Agreement would be a good start for badly-paid authors
Spare us the snooty superiority of “real” writers affronted by celebrity novels
More and more books are published but life is hard for the aspiring writer