Amazon will adapt the late Scottish author Iain M Banks’ acclaimed space opera Consider Phlebas 30 years after it was first published.... Read more
Two debut novels are battling it out on the shortlist for the $50,000 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, including one soon to be published by Oneworld.... Read more
French publisher Jean-Manuel Bourgois has died aged 78.
Slovenia has been revealed as the Frankfurt Book Fair’s guest of honour for 2022.
Milo Yiannopoulos has dropped his multi-million pound legal case against Simon & Schuster US.
Hachette Group c.e.o. Arnaud Nourry has expressed frustration with the e-book format, calling it a "stupid product" and forecasting its sales would continue to plateau because... Read more
Irish authors have launched a social media campaign to get Emma Hannigan's latest novel, Letters To My Daughters, to number one after the mother-of-two revealed she... Read more
The Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) and Australian Publishers Association (APA) have agreed a deal to license content from the IPG’s Skills Hub to publishers in... Read more
Higher sales of print books and digital audio propelled revenue growth at Simon & Schuster in the fourth quarter.
Connect Books has been sold to private equity firm Aurelius for just £6m – nearly half of the originally-agreed sale price.
Brazil's book market saw real growth of 3.1% last year, according to Brazilian book trade publication PublishNews.
Amazon has reportedly revealed it will axe a "small" number of roles and has not ruled out cutting jobs in the UK.
Lillehammer in Norway is to host the 33rd International Publishers Congress in 2020.
The Trump administration has again proposed to eliminate funding for the National Endowments for the Arts (NEA) and Humanities and the Institute of Museum and... Read more
Bloomsbury executive director Richard Charkin says the world’s biggest tech companies need educating about the importance of copyright, and that publishers must talk to them... Read more
Issue No 5791
Friday, February 23 2018
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