Kobo is teaming up with app company Serial Box on a six-part series to celebrate the royal wedding.
This is the last year that British authors are likely to be eligible to enter the European Book Prize (Prix du Livre Européen), with the... Read more
Sharmaine Lovegrove has launched an online magazine dedicated to Caribbean literature.
Penguin has scored two books on the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize shortlist, one about Stalin’s metereologist and another about an eight-year journey across “forgotten... Read more
Amazon has launched an “international shopping experience” through an app which allows customers worldwide to browse and ship more than 45 million products from the... Read more
Jolly Learning has signed a 10-year licensing agreement with China’s biggest foreign language publisher, FLTRP (Foreign Language Teaching & Research Press).
Sharjah publishing house Kalimat will later this month launch the first Arabic language translations of two books by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, including her title Dear Ijeawele, or a... Read more
The €20,000 European Bank for Reconstruction & Development Literature Prize has been claimed by Burhan Sönmez for Istanbul Istanbul (Telegram Books).... Read more
China’s biggest online publisher, China Literature, part-owned by e-commerce giant Tencent, is planning an English-language expansion.
The increased visibility of international editions on Amazon’s Global Store is fuelling fears that the retailer’s approach is incompatible with local rights-based publishing.... Read more
HarperCollins Germany is launching a children’s publishing programme with Carina Mathern at its helm.
The Booker Prize Foundation has reversed its controversial decision on how to list Wu Ming-Yi’s nationality on its website following a row over the situation.... Read more
The Man Booker International Prize has drawn controversy for changing the nationality of one of its longlisted authors from “Taiwan” to “Taiwan, China”.
The France Loisirs book club and its four service subsidiaries will close 36 of its 200 retail outlets and lay off 450 of its 1,350... Read more
Amazon shares took a hit after President Donald Trump attacked the online store on social media, this time accusing it of not being on a... Read more
Issue No 5781
Friday, May 25 2018
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