A new project will take eight editors from UK publishing to the 2019 Bologna Children’s Book Fair to scout for foreign-language books.
Writers' group PEN America has filed a lawsuit in federal court in New York against President Trump for alleged violations of America's First Amendment, seeking to... Read more
French culture minister Françoise Nyssen lost her job in a government reshuffle, following conflict of interest controversies, and has been succeeded by member of parliament Franck Riester.... Read more
Hugo Setzer, c.e.o. of Mexico publisher Manual Moderno, and Bodour Al Qasimi, founder and c.e.o. of the UAE's Kalimat Group, have been confirmed as the... Read more
Lawyer and human rights activist Waleed Abulkhair has been named this year's PEN Pinter International Writer of Courage.
Penguin Random House is to launch a South East Asia publishing operation in Singapore next year, boosting the Asia commitment already represented by its North... Read more
Beleaguered US bookselling chain Barnes & Noble has said it has received "expressions of interest from multiple parties in making an offer to acquire the... Read more
The JCB Prize for Literature, a new prize celebrating distinguished fiction by Indian writers, has shortlisted five "varied" novels the judges believe stand as "an eloquent record of our... Read more
Hachette UK has promoted Lucy Hale to deputy c.e.o. of Hodder & Stoughton, Headline, John Murray Press and Quercus, while also creating a new UK group... Read more
Amazon has increased its minimum wage to £10.50 in the London area and £9.50 for the rest of the UK, whilst also raising all US... Read more
The EU's Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin) today agreed on a proposal which will allow all member states to give e-books the same VAT-free status... Read more
Following criticism, protests and arrests at its 2017 instalment, Gothenburg Book Fair has banned populist exhibitors this year, while public money dictates Frankfurt must take... Read more
The Frankfurt Book Fair is having a structural revamp over the next two years with a new home for the rights and licenses business and... Read more
The Society of Authors (SoA) and the Irish Writers Union (IWU) have warned about the dangers of a no-deal Brexit.
Publisher Hans-Peter Übleis is returning to Holtzbrinck Publishing Group in an advisory role.
Issue No 5817
Friday, October 19 2018
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