William D. Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), has resigned from his post shortly ahead of news that the White House... Read more
Author A L Kennedy last night blasted British publishers for not publishing more literature in translation on account of risk and expense, while she said the UK risks becoming... Read more
The European Commission is considering a new law to deal with unfair trading practices after deciding further action is necessary to promote fairness and responsibility... Read more
Mel Winder has been promoted to managing director of Hachette New Zealand, effective immediately.
Congressional leaders have rejected the Trump administration's proposal to eliminate money for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities,... Read more
After 2016 brought a welcome boost with sales up 1%, the German book industry couldn’t carry the momentum into 2017.
The Quarto Group is launching a new Spanish language imprint Quarto Iberoamericana through an international publishing partnership with Argentina-based Catapulta Editores S.L.... Read more
At least three UK publishers have applied to have bases in Sharjah’s “Publishing City”, The Bookseller has learned.
French authors, librarians and volunteers are up in arms over libraries and other non-profit venues having to pay a fee of at least €30 to... Read more
International Publishers Association president Michiel Kolman has spoken of his organisation's role in lobbying for "robust copyright frameworks and freedom to publish protections” in a... Read more
Sunjeev Sahota, author of the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted Year of the Runaways (Picador), is one of 12 authors honoured by the 2017 European Union Prize for Literature... Read more
A debut published by Oneworld, Fever Dream by Argentinian novelist Samanta Schweblin, translated by Megan McDowell, has been shortlisted for the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize 2017.... Read more
Amazon has revealed it will launch a retail arm in Australia after years of speculation.
American TV host Bill O’Reilly's US publisher Macmillan is to stick by him after he was sacked from his Fox News talk show following the revelation that... Read more
The International Publishers Association (IPA) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) are launching a new annual report of world publishing statistics.... Read more
Issue No 5756
Friday, May 26 2017
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