Davies & Balkwill: The Professionals’ Guide to Publishing

Cover of Davies and Balkwill, The Professionals' Guide to Publishing

A straightforward guide to working in the publishing industry, covering the key functions and sharing career advice. From the book: “Working with authors is one of the greatest pleasures but also one of the most difficult aspects of the job. Earlier we pointed out that publishing is almost unique in that the creators of the […]

Baverstock, Bowen & Carey: How to Get a Job in Publishing

Cover of Baverstock, How to get a Job in Publishing

A practical guide introducing different types of publishing and sharing information about how to find, apply for, interview and negotiate your first job in publishing. From the Foreword by Richard Charkin: “When I started in the publishing business finding a job was a matter of who you knew or (as in my case) pure luck. […]

Unwin: The Truth about Publishing

Title page of Unwin, The Truth about Publishing

A unique insider’s view of how publishing works. Published almost a century ago, it is a historical snapshot of the industry that also has relevance to today’s publishers. From the book: “The publisher’s task is no simple one, and the whole process of book publication is vastly more complicated than it was even a generation ago. […]