Large print publisher Ulverscroft Ltd and independent publisher Orenda Books have entered a new partnership that will see an increase in Orenda's audio publications, and... Read more
Korean internet giant Naver is to buy Wattpad for stock and cash, valuing the company at over $600m.
Waterstones is to host an exclusive online signing with Kazuo Ishiguro, the first event for the author's forthcoming novel Klara and the Sun (Faber).... Read more
Scribe is to publish The Changing of the Guard: The British Army Since 9/11 by Simon Akam next month.
Dead Ink Books and Farrar Straus & Giroux (FSG) are to publish Missouri Williams’ "brilliant and depraved" debut novel The Doloriad next year, with FSG's MCD imprint publishing in the US. ... Read more
Rowman & Littlefield has reshuffled responsibilities within its sales and marketing team, as it continues to grow internationally.
Raven Books is to publish People Like Them, the "brutal" English language debut of French Algerian novelist, actor and playwright Samira Sedira. ... Read more
Simon & Schuster UK is to publish The Yellow Kitchen by Margaux Vialleron, a novel exploring love, friendship, identity and cooking. ... Read more
French publishers’ print book sales probably dropped by only 2% in 2020 when compared to the year before, according to preliminary figures provided by Vincent... Read more
Border delays and Brexit red tape are hitting the industry, with Waterstones suspending European deliveries and Blackwell's facing issues with goods coming into the UK.... Read more
Leonard and Hungry Paul by Ronan Hession as been chosen as Dublin's Book of the Year for 2021.
Wattpad, the online story writing website, is in talks with multiple parties to sell the enterprise, with a $500m price tag being mooted, Canada 24 News has... Read more
The German book market ended 2020 down by 2.3% across all channels in value and 5.3% in volume.
Publishers Weekly has launched a new American publishing trade fair, following the retirement of BookExpo at the end of 2020.... Read more
The Independent Publishers Guild is launching a virtual international publishing forum, which will take place on 9th–10th March 2021.
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Issue No 5914
Friday, January 22 2021
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