Simon & Schuster's worldwide revenues for 2018 dipped fractionally to $825m from $830m in 2017, parent company CBS has said.
The upheaval in the German book industry continues with wholesaler KNV Gruppe filing for insolvency.
Sweden’s foreign ministry has recalled its ambassador to China following claims she set up a secret meeting between missing bookseller Gui Minhai’s daughter and Chinese... Read more
The US is dominating the shortlists for the London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2019, with Dialogue Books, Jacaranda Books, Emerald Publishing and Kogan Page flying the... Read more
A programme of events focusing on Indonesian publishing will be held at the London Book Fair this year, including insights into children’s books and current... Read more
American trade publishing saw a 4.6% rise in revenue for 2018 but a decline in educational sales left the market relatively flat, new figures show.
Lonely Planet has appointed Luis Cabrera as president and c.e.o. and revealed a new strategy which will “reinvigorate” its digital properties and launch ventures such as... Read more
Gill Books has bought Irish indie publisher the Collins Press for an undisclosed sum after its owners announced their retirement following 30 years in the... Read more
The overall book retail market in China rose 11.3% year-on-year in 2018, according to a survey conducted by data company Openbook, cited by Chinese book... Read more
HarperCollins achieved record revenue and EBITDA in the second quarter, parent company News Corp has reported, aided by the “burgeoning of digital audio”.... Read more
A record four female authors have been shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) worth $50,000.
Bloomsbury is starting academic publishing in India this year as it continues to evolve its business in the country.
Hachette UK has announced a new structure for its international sales team, with three members being promoted to director roles.
Pavilion Books will team up with Rizzoli New York on a publishing distribution and sales partnership from July.
Membership of Germany’s Börsenverein des deutschen Buchhandels has continued its downward spiral in 2018.
Issue No 5831
Friday, February 15 2019
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