Author Archives: Vasiliki Machaira

Modern Life’s Dilemmas Solved; Just In Time For My Summer Holidays

August for me is the natural month for summer holidays. Work seems to slow down, the out of office replies outnumber the actual e-mails and everyone tries to enjoy every bit of what’s left of summer, sometimes even the British weather. I’m planning to […]


Don’t judge a book by its cover

They say don’t judge a book by its cover, but what about its packaging? Copies of our bestselling series How to Read were wrapped in colourful and glittery gift bags ready for grabbing in one of St. Petersburg’s central bookshops.   The perfect packaging […]


Steampunk Art at Brighton’s Fringe

The Artists Open Houses is perhaps the most colourful and entertaining (it’s fun to peek at other people’s houses) display of local art, taking place during Brighton’s Fringe Festival. Artists of all ages, experience and medium, open their houses to the public and exhibit […]


30 Second Paris…

I love my job because among other things it allows me to travel to places like Paris. Looking around bookshops in the French capital is always a very enjoyable activity, a little bit of a detective work in spotting some of our titles on […]


Out of the suitcase and inside FIL Guadalajara.

Definitely one I wouldn’t mind doing more than once a year! Feria Internacional del Libro takes place in Gudalajara, Mexico every year. The bookfair, considered one of the main events taking place in Guadalajara, transforms the whole town into a beautiful celebration of books. […]


Off to FIL Guadalajara

Another month another trip! Our lovely list of books and of course myself are all set for FIL Guadalajara 2011. And if you happen to be around, we will be in the International Rights Centre, table 29 from 28th – 30th November.  

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