As of the start of February, Bertelsmann is to launch what it is calling a Content Alliance between all its content businesses in Germany, to... Read more
Academic Emilie Pine’s “vivid and powerful” Notes to Self (Hamish Hamilton) has won the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2018 following a public... Read more
Hachette Livre is in exclusive talks to acquire French board game company Gigamic.
Car manual publisher Haynes saw group profit before tax boom by almost a quarter (23%) for the six months ending 30th November 2018.
The Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency is expanding its international rights department with Liane-Louise Smith joining in the newly created role of rights... Read more
Former Irish President Mary Robinson has pulled out of the Emirates Festival of Literature in Dubai in the wake of growing calls for the United Arab... Read more
Renowned Spanish editor Claudio López de Lamadrid has died, aged 59.
Caryl Phillips and Holly Bourne are some of the authors headlining the 2019 London Book Fair.
A last-minute Christmas rush helped save the French book trade from what might otherwise have been a disastrous end of year because of protests and... Read more
Europa Editions has launched a non-fiction imprint, Europa Compass, with the first book coming from French author Antoine Compagnon in May.
Bloomsbury Digital Resources has launched strategic sales partnerships with US publisher Rowman & Littlefield and Manchester University Press (MUP).
The French Competition Authority has cleared Vivendi’s takeover of Editis, the second largest French book publisher, from Planeta of Spain for €900m.
Net turnover for the European publishing industry was roughly flat last year at €22.2bn (2016: £22.3bn) despite a "significant increase" in the number of new... Read more
Bookshops were just one sector of the French economy to suffer from the gilets jaunes (yellow vests) protests across France on five consecutive Saturdays between... Read more
Three candidates from the British book trade have been selected as recipients of the 2019 Zev Birger Editorial Fellowships at the new Jerusalem International Book... Read more
Issue No 5837
Friday, April 12 2019
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