The Supreme Court in the US has ruled that online retailers are required to pay taxes in states where they have no physical presence in... Read more
A new library devoted to Japanese culture is opening in London today as part of an initiative to raise awareness of Japanese creativity and innovation... Read more
Louise Sherwin‐Stark, joint managing director of Hachette Australia and New Zealand, has been appointed as chief executive.
A group of US authors has raised more than $102,000 (£77,500) to help children in detention camps.
Vida’s latest survey of gender bias in literary criticism has revealed less than half of publications achieved gender equality, with the New York Review of Books halving... Read more
Jean-Claude Arnault, the French photographer at the centre of the sexual assault allegations which have led to the postponement of this year’s Nobel Prize in... Read more
An investigation has reported that thousands of agency workers who make Amazon’s Echo smart speakers and Kindles in China have been hired and paid illegally.... Read more
Bill Gates has pledged he will give every US college graduate a free copy of a book called Factfulness.... Read more
A critical report published by the Monopolies Commission (Monopolkommission) demanding the abolishment of retail price maintenance for books is creating a stir in Germany.... Read more
English PEN has revealed it is embarking on a review of its policies after being accused of a potential conflict of interest with one of... Read more
Nick Coveney, former digital innovation director at HarperCollins, is set to join Kobo as publisher relations and content lead for the UK, Australia and New... Read more
Reed Exhibitions s.v.p. Americas Ed Several kicked off the "Reimagined BookExpo" at Javits Center in New York, before the keynote from Barnes & Noble founder/chairman Len Riggio.... Read more
Michelle Obama is sharing never-before-seen photos of herself growing up to promote her forthcoming memoir Becoming (Penguin).
Author Deirdre Sullivan and illustrator Karen Vaughan have won the 28th Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Award for their "remarkable" book Tangleweed and... Read more
Vintage has paid tribute to Pulitzer Prize and Man Booker International Prize-winning author Philip Roth as "one the greatest American novelists of the 20th century”... Read more
Issue No 5785
Friday, June 22 2018
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