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My Job In 5: John Chrimes, Freelance ELT writer

Describe your role

I create content for English Language Teaching learning materials including course books, apps and online materials. I produce general titles for adults and teenagers to more specialised content for university students for naval officers and sales managers. I mostly write to tight briefs and deadlines for publishers wishing to launch months not years ahead.

What do you like best about your role?

Amazon a better retailer than publisher, says Redmayne

Amazon is not as good at publishing as it is at retailing, Charlie Redmayne, c.e.o of HarperCollins has said.

Chakrabarti to give The Reading Agency Lecture

Shami Chakrabarti is to give The Reading Agency Lecture.

Let's talk about books

Books, books, books. The whole world is talking about books. Twitter, Facebook and even Instagram and Pinterest – my entire life is filled with people talking about books, the joy of reading and showcasing pictures of their latest purchases or publications. I socialise with publishing people and we talk about books, I attend conferences and talk about books, whilst carrying an author-branded cupcake and an ‘I Love Books’ tote bag.

Knopf turns 100 at a grand New York party

Two white Borzoi hounds greeted the hundreds and hundreds of guests ascending the majestic marble rain-slicked steps of the New York Public Library Thursday (1st October) night, come to join chairman and editor-in-chief Sonny Mehta celebrate the hundredth anniversary of Alfred A. Knopf.

Book2book news

Top 11 Bookshops In Berlin

Sat, 03 Oct 2015 12:19:58 +0100

UK's New Consumer Rights Act Will Protect The Right To Return Ebooks

Sat, 03 Oct 2015 12:18:00 +0100

4 Ways to Hack Your Book Cover Design (With Science)

Sat, 03 Oct 2015 12:17:00 +0100

Knopf Turns 100

Sat, 03 Oct 2015 12:13:22 +0100

Brian Friel, Irish Playwright, Dies Aged 86

Sat, 03 Oct 2015 12:06:28 +0100