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Let's hear it for the publishers

The IPA's president Richard Charkin on the opportunity that the International Publishers Congress presents for British publishers. Read more

Al Qasimi confirmed IPA president at virtual assembly

Bodour Al Qasimi, founder of the UAE's Kalimat Group, has been confirmed as president-elect of the International Publishers Association (IPA), only the second woman to take... Read more

Hong Kong book bans are 'extremely concerning', says IPA

The International Publishers Association has expressed concern following reports in the Guardian, Global Times and the Wall Street Journal that certain books have have been removed from public libraries and bookshops.... Read more

Covid-19 is no defence for undermining copyright, IPA states

The International Publishers Association (IPA) has reaffirmed the importance of copyright law, stating the Covid-19 pandemic "does not make copyright protection less viable or infringement less unlawful."... Read more

IPA calls on global government stimulus to help book trade

The International Publishers Association (IPA) has called on world governments to help the global book trade using economic stimulus packages during the coronavirus pandemic.... Read more

UN launches children’s book club

The United Nations is this week launching a children’s book club with organisations including the International Publishers Association and the International Board on Books for... Read more

Sharjah's Kalimat 'challenging boundaries' with adult fiction list

Sharjah publishing house Kalimat will later this month launch the first Arabic language translations of two books by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, including her title Dear Ijeawele, or a... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week features some familiar faces, a charity auction, a touring Harry Potter exhibition and a sold-out performance of The Vagina Monologues.... Read more

IPA protest HK bookseller's second kidnapping

International publishers have condemned Gui Minhai's second alleged kidnapping and detainment, branding it a "sorry story of intimidation of Hong Kong publishers" and calling for his immediate release.... Read more

Missing Hong Kong bookseller shortlisted for the Prix Voltaire

London-based Iranian e-publisher Azadeh​ Parsapour and missing Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai have been shortlisted for the 2018 Prix Voltaire, which rewards "exemplary courage in upholding the freedom... Read more

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