Tagged: America

PEN America sues President Trump over freedom of speech

Writers' group PEN America has filed a lawsuit in federal court in New York against President Trump for alleged violations of America's First Amendment, seeking to... Read more

Faber signs first US market exclusive

Faber will publish its first US market exclusive with English writer and former music journalist Will Ashon’s forthcoming book from Granta, with plans to further... Read more

US audio booms by 29% but overall publishing sales dip

American publishers’ total industry sales dipped slightly in 2017, but audio downloads continued to boom, rising by 28.8% year-on-year. Read more

Obama reveals Africa-inspired summer reading list

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nelson Mandela and Ben Rhodes are among the authors featured on Barack Obama's summer reading list ahead of his trip to Africa.... Read more

Trump renews bid to eradicate arts and library funding

The Trump administration has again proposed to eliminate funding for the National Endowments for the Arts (NEA) and Humanities and the Institute of Museum and... Read more

National Book Awards opens up to translated books

America’s National Book Awards will reportedly expand to recognise works in translation. Read more

Walmart partners with Rakuten to broaden Kobo's US reach

Kobo's parent company Rakuten has struck a "strategic alliance" with Walmart which will see the e-book retailer broaden its customer base in the US.... Read more

US orders of Trump exposé top one million

Michael Wolff’s US publisher says it has orders for more than one million hardcover copies of Fire and Fury, with "hundreds of thousands of e-books" already sold.... Read more

American publishers' half year sales down 3.4%

US publishers’ revenues fell 3.4% year-on-year to $5.37bn (£4.32bn) for the first half of 2016, new statistics from the Association of American Publishers have revealed. Read more

US authors join ferment over Trump victory

High-profile US novelists have slammed Trump in a series of statements reflecting on his election win published on the PEN America website.  ... Read more

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