Caroline Wright has praised the education publishing sector for "adapting since day one" to support schools and students learning from home during the coronavirus lockdown. ... Read more
Physical book fairs are still vital for business long-term, publishers say, amid expectations that the Beijing Book Fair may be online only this year.... Read more
Indian author Kritika Pandey has been announced as the overall winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize.
The Trump family has filed a new lawsuit in the US to block the publication of Mary Trump's forthcoming exposé. It comes after Queen's County... Read more
Macmillan Publishing in the US is setting up a new 13-member committee to run the company, with c.e.o. John Sargent stepping back from day-to-day management... Read more
Welbeck has appointed Kim Brown, formerly of Parragon Books, as vice-president of sales and marketing for North America.
The Frankfurt Book Fair is still scheduled for October, despite a government extension of the ban on mass events in Germany to the end of... Read more
Simon & Schuster intends to go ahead with the publication of John Bolton's The Room Where it Happened, despite the US government's request for an injunction.... Read more
Orenda Books is to publish the sixth and final book in Ragnar Jónasson's Dark Iceland series.
The regional winners of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize have been announced, with 20-year-old Reyah Martin taking the title for Europe and Canada.
The founders of publishing and lifestyle brand OWN IT! have announced their active support for a US-based Black communities group, the Movement for Black Lives. It... Read more
Vietnam's Liberal Publishing House has been announced as this year's International Publisher's Association's Prix Voltaire laureate.
Simon & Schuster and Macmillan US have followed HarperCollins and Pan Macmillan in announcing that they will not attend this year's Frankfurt Book Fair.... Read more
The estate and family of author Richard Adams has won back the rights to Watership Down, in a High Court case against American film producer... Read more
Oxford University Press (OUP) and the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NSLC) have announced a new Read & Publish agreement said to be... Read more
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Issue No 5891
Friday, July 3 2020
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