Faber is publishing Kazuo Ishiguro's Nobel Lecture which the acclaimed writer used to issue a rallying call to the literary world for open mindedness and diversity.... Read more
Wiley saw a year-on-year revenue increase of 6% (3% at constant currency) in the second quarter to end October 2017, at $452m.
Michael Lynton, chairman of messaging app Snapchat, and a former chair and c.e.o. of Sony Entertainment, has been appointed to the Pearson board of directors. ... Read more
J K Rowling has defended the casting of Johnny Depp as Grindelwald in the next "Fantastic Beasts" film, following a backlash from fans unhappy about the... Read more
The Paris Commercial Court has authorised a plan to allow the France Loisirs book club, with its 200 retail outlets and 1,300 employees across France,... Read more
An art director at Penguin Random House US has resigned from his post following sexual harassment allegations.
After months of speculation, Amazon has opened in Australia, promising to “create thousands of new jobs and invest hundreds of millions of dollars” in the... Read more
“Economic markers are positive,” proclaimed NPD-BookScan's Kristen McLean in the opening presentation at the Bologna Book Fair/Publishers Weekly Global Kids Connect conference in New York. ... Read more
Cengage is to launch Cengage Unlimited, a subscription service enabling students to access its entire digital portfolio for one set price, in the US.... Read more
Publishers need to embrace a global rights acquisition strategy, HarperCollins’ chief digital officer and executive v.p Chantal Restivo-Alessi has said.
Penguin Random House’s chief financial officer (CFO) in the US, Milena Alberti, is leaving the company at the end of this year.
Italy is to introduce tax breaks for bookshops, with independents eligible for up to €20,000.
Bernard MacLaverty, Marian Keyes and John Connolly are among the authors honoured at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards.
Olivier Bétourné, chairman and c.e.o. of French publisher Le Seuil, is handing over the post next April to Hugues Jallon.
Just 11 UK publishers exhibited at Shanghai International Children's Book Fair (known as CCBF), a drop of more than 50% year on year - 23... Read more
Issue No 5790
Friday, February 16 2018
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