Bloomsbury is to publish I Alone Can Fix It, a behind-the-scenes account of former US President Donald Trump’s final year in office, by Carol Leonnig and Philip... Read more
Walker Books has partnered with the Scouts to launch the first ever Scouts Book Club, which will be available to more than 220,000 members of... Read more
Brexit is continuing to spell “disaster” for bookshops in Ireland while European booksellers are now facing delays and relying on UK shipping agents, a London... Read more
Faber is to publish English languge debut short story collection Elsewhere and novel Hotel Destination, by Chinese author Yan Ge.... Read more
Investment firm Platinum Equity has struck a $4.5bn (£3.2bn) deal to buy educational publisher McGraw Hill from current owner Apollo Global Management.
Books2Door, an online bookseller specialising in children's literature, has donated 1,000 books for the rebuild of Gaza’s largest bookshop, which was recently destroyed in an airstrike.... Read more
Agents have warned of an “extremely disturbing trend” which has seen some publishers, mainly in the US, staggering more payments to authors later in the publishing schedule. ... Read more
Bertelsmann is expanding its footprint in Brazil’s fast-growing education market, buying a major stake in medical company Afya.
Richard Robinson, chairman and c.e.o. of Scholastic, has passed away unexpectedly at the age of 84.
Copyright is “under assault” and publishers need to focus on antitrust policy to take on the power of Big Tech, the Association of American Publishers... Read more
Hachette UK has won at the London Book Fair International Excellence Awards for its work on inclusivity in publishing, in a prize sponsored by the Publishers'... Read more
A new collaboration between online retailers and writers' organisations will pay authors on used book sales in what organisers say is “a world first”. ... Read more
Indie bookstores in the US are “on the rise again” but face challenges as the country opens up after a roiling 15 months, the American... Read more
What the future may bring to our ever-expanding definition of “political” books was explored at a US Book Show panel held on the first anniversary of... Read more
French President Emmanuel Macron has promised a bill will be presented to parliament to tighten up on France’s 1981 fixed book price law, ensuring a level... Read more
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Issue No 5943
Friday, September 17 2021
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