Tagged: Italy

Review of 2020: fiction, kids' and self-help boost global territories

The pandemic hit hard but core catetgories helped key markets to weather the storm. Read more

Italy gives bookshops permission to reopen

Italy, the country worst affected so far by the coronavirus pandemic in Europe, is allowing bookshops to reopen. Read more

Coronavirus-hit Italy sees 25% drop in book sales

The Italian Publishers Association (AIE) said on Friday (6th March) that Italy's book market fell 25% in the previous week, with those areas worst-hit by the... Read more

Italy's AIE asks for delay on new discount limits

Over 200 publishers and publishing imprints in Italy’s Publishers Association (the Associazione Italiana Editori or AIE) have signed an open letter to the country’s government,... Read more

Auschwitz museum 'threatens to boycott' Turin Book Fair in Altaforte row

Auschwitz-Birkenau state museum has reportedly threatened to pull out of the city’s international book fair because of the participation of the Altaforte publishing company, said... Read more

Italy to offer indie bookshops €20k tax breaks

Italy is to introduce tax breaks for bookshops, with independents eligible for up to €20,000.  Read more

WHS expects to hit full-year targets

W H Smith said it expects its financial results for the year to be in line with expectations, with a continued “strong” performance in its... Read more

Italy's 18-year-olds to receive €500 'cultural bonus'

The Italian government has launched an initiative giving young adults a €500 "cultural bonus" on their 18th birthday to spend on "books, concert tickets, theatre tickets, cinema tickets, museum visits, and trips... Read more

Ferrante's Neapolitan quartet to be Italian TV series

Elena Ferrante's hit Neapolitan quartet is to be adapted into an eight-part Italian language TV series. Read more

Venice mayor removes books about homosexuality from schools

The mayor of Venice has removed books about homosexuality from the city’s schools. Mayor Luigi Brugnaro released a statement saying he “decided to recall... Read more

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