The International Bureau of French Publishing (Bureau International de l’Edition Française, BIEF) will hold a digital “French Week” in May to replace the professional trade... Read more
The French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE) has cancelled the 2021 Paris book fair, Livre Paris, because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
French publishers’ print book sales probably dropped by only 2% in 2020 when compared to the year before, according to preliminary figures provided by Vincent... Read more
France's bricks-and-mortar booksellers have reported a year-on-year fall in sales of only 3.3% in 2020, despite a total of three months closure across two lockdowns, in response... Read more
Major French publishers are making their staff part-time under new measures announced by the government to help companies survive the lockdown imposed to fight the Covid-19... Read more
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
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
French media, content and communications group Vivendi has begun exclusive negotiations to buy Editis, France's second largest book publisher, from Grupo Planeta of Spain.... 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