Author Jokha Alharthi and translator Marilyn Booth have won the Man Booker International Prize 2019 for Celestial Bodies, published by small Scottish indie Sandstone Press, with... Read more
George R R Martin has dismissed claims that he has secretly finished the final two books in his A Song of Ice and Fire series.... Read more
HarperCollins’ global sales have risen by 6% ($23m) in the third quarter, driven by the success of its digital audiobooks, its Christian publishing, and strong... Read more
W H Smith will open two stores, in partnership with retailer and publisher That Al Salasil, in the new terminal at Bahrain International Airport. ... Read more
A report for investors issued by McGraw-Hill has said that $285-$370m in annual cost savings over three years has been identified across McGraw-Hill and Cengage, when they form... Read more
Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial has acquired Ediciones Salamandra to "ensure the continuity" of the Barcelona-based independent publisher.
Simon & Schuster has seen revenues for the first quarter rise $4m, driven by higher print sales, against the same period last year.
Academic libraries in the US are buying fewer and fewer print books, and that trend is only going to continue, the University of Utah's Rick... Read more
The merger of education publishers McGraw-Hill and Cengage will create the sixth largest publisher in the world with a combined 2018 revenue of $3.22bn: $1.597bn for... Read more
Kobo c.e.o. Michael Tamblyn gave the closing keynote at the Book Industry Study Group's annual meeting in New York last week, describing how publishers lose money by... Read more
Bestselling author Wendy Holden's first historical novel has sold to Berkley in the US for a six-figure sum, following an exclusive pre-empt based on a... Read more
Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be the market focus for The London Book Fair 2020 (LBF), organisers have revealed.
Pearson c.e.o. John Fallon has paid tribute to employee Dieter Kowalski, who was killed in the Sri Lanka bombings on Easter Sunday. ... Read more
Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrated the start of its year as UNESCO World Book Capital last night (23rd April) with a spectacular... Read more
W H Smith is looking to expand its retail travel business in the United States with the appointment of Ziad El-Assad.
Issue No 5842
Friday, May 17 2019
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