The two largest French publishing groups, Hachette Livre and Editis, have announced measures to help independent booksellers through the coronavirus crisis.
Forty-four authors and figures from the French book industry have signed an op-ed condemning sexual harassment and sexism in French publishing. The text, written by Caroline... Read more
French publisher Gallimard has announced that it will stop marketing the personal diaries of author Gabriel Matzneff, and recall the latest volume L’Amante de l’Arsenal, published in... Read more
A mystery book that has been a source of rumour and speculation over the summer in France has finally been revealed: it is Les Quatre Coins... Read more
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
The French Competition Authority has cleared Vivendi’s takeover of Editis, the second largest French book publisher, from Planeta of Spain for €900m.
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
French group Vivendi has announced that it has agreed to buy Editis, France's second largest book publisher, from Grupo Planeta of Spain for €900m.... Read more
French culture minister Françoise Nyssen lost her job in a government reshuffle, following conflict of interest controversies, and has been succeeded by member of parliament Franck Riester.... Read more
The total value of French publishers’ book sales slipped by 1.61% in value from €2,837m to €2,792m last year, according to newly published figures from... Read more