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
Simon & Schuster in the US has promoted Jonathan Karp to president and c.e.o. following the unexpected death of Carolyn Reidy earlier this month.... Read more
W W Norton has appointed John Donovan to succeed Edward Crutchley as managing director, effective as of 1st July 2020.
After weeks of speculation the Supervisory Board of the Frankfurt Book Fair decided yesterday (Wednesday 27th May) that the fair will take place as scheduled from... Read more
Anne Applebaum, Lyse Doucet, Eliga Gould and Sujit Sivasundaram are joining The Silk Roads author Peter Frankopan as judges for the $75,000 Cundill History Prize.... Read more
The Romance Writers of America (RWA) is ditching its annual RITA Awards in favour of a new prize following a racism row that engulfed the... Read more
US book sales fell by 8.4% in March compared to the same period last year, although adult titles saw a 3.5% upswing.
More tributes have been paid to Simon & Schuster president and c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy, “one of the fiercest, brightest shining lights of our industry”, following her... Read more
Tributes have been paid to "empowering" leader Carolyn Reidy, following the shock death of the Simon & Schuster president and c.e.o. on Tuesday morning.... Read more
The winners of the Bologna Prize for the Best Children's Publishers of the Year have been revealed as an online edition of the 57th Bologna Children's... Read more
A group of international publishers have a formed a coalition, the Radical Publishers Alliance, to support each other during the coronavirus pandemic.
International publishing consultant Emma House has co-founded a Facebook community, Publishers Without Borders, to help publishers globally during the pandemic.
The International Publishers Association (IPA) has called on world governments to help the global book trade using economic stimulus packages during the coronavirus pandemic.... Read more
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Issue No 5894
Friday, July 24 2020
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