Barack Obama kicked off the American Booksellers Association (ABA) Winter Institute yesterday (18th February) by thanking bookstores for their work in passing on knowledge.... Read more
Welbeck has appointed Josalyn Moran, formerly of Barnes & Noble, as its director of business development for children's books, North America.
Australia's largest online book retailer Booktopia has had its Facebook page's contents erased following a row between the country's government and the social media giant.... Read more
Bonnier Books–owner of Bonnier Books UK and part of Sweden's Bonnier Group–has said the UK arm achieved "positive results" in 2020.... Read more
Pushkin Press has acquired Collected Works, the literary debut of Swedish writer Lydia Sandgren, about a middle-aged publisher and the void left behind by his missing wife.... Read more
Jessica Au has been awarded the $10,000 2020 Novel Prize for her Tokyo-set second novel Cold Enough for Snow.
Scribner is publishing America Made Me a Black Man, a memoir examining American racism by poet and writer Boyah J Farah this September.... Read more
Bloomsbury is overhauling the structure of its consumer division executive team in the US, with publishing director Cindy Loh leaving at the end the month. ... Read more
US publishing's Big Five–Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster–have now been named as defendants in an amended class suit originally brought against Amazon alone for anti-competitive behaviour in... Read more
The National Centre for Writing is to launch a three-year partnership with the Tadashi Yanai Initiative for Globalizing Japanese Humanities at UCLA, aiming to bring... Read more
The first book from new Simon & Schuster imprint Gallery Books UK is to be Beautiful Things by Hunter Biden, son of the US president.... Read more
NetGalley and its owner Quality Solutions/Firebrand Technologies have been sold to Media Do International.
Bloomsbury is to publish Starry Night, Blurry Dreams, a debut collection of graphic poetry by Henn Kim.
Leipzig Book Fair, the main spring event for the German book industry, has been cancelled for the second year running owing to the pandemic.... Read more
European sales agent Anselm Robinson has died of a cardiac arrest, near his home in Seconzac, France. He was 74.
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Friday, April 9 2021
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