A study examining the "gender price gap" in the American publishing industry claims to show that books by men are valued more highly than books by women.... Read more
There was a core of optimism at the Book Industry Study Group’s annual meeting in New York, despite sluggish trade sales and challenges facing the... Read more
Returned Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kei, one of five booksellers taken into custody in 2015 for selling books critical of China's political elite, is opening a... Read more
A debut thriller which went for six figures to Orion has gone on to sell in 25 territories altogether.
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.
Issue No 5811
Friday, August 17 2018
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