A year after the Russian invasion, the Ukrainian book business is struggling.
American author Laurie Halse Anderson is the winner of the 2023 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest children’s book prize.
Wonder House Books from India, Trinta Zero Nove from Mozambique, and the Old Lion Publishing House in Ukraine were among six winners of this year's Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publishers of the Year.
The top international children’s book fair, which runs March 6–9 this year, is leaning in to rights and general trade publishing for its Diamond Anniversary.
Indigo Books & Music reported third quarter revenue of C$422.7 million ($316 million), a 1.9% drop compared with the previous year, and a 24% drop in profits as well. A cyberattack on February 8 forced the company to shut down its website.
Registration is now open for the London Book Fair, which runs from April 18-20. The fair has also announced its initial line-up of speakers and seminars for the fair's main stage, including a keynote speech from Brian Murray, president and CEO of HarperCollins.
The six-day Taipei International Book Exhibition opened with a strong showing of global exhibitors, while readers also returned, eager for more self-help and history titles.
Lloyd Grossman is the author ambassador, Greece is the market of honor, and several programs will focus on training literary agents at this year's Bologna Book Plus, a fair within the Bologna Children's Book Fair that caters to the general trade.
Publishers Without Borders, launched on Facebook at the start of the pandemic, helped the global publishing community stay connected during lockdown. The group has grown to 4,800 members and become a hub for international networking and education.
A new report from Germany states that revenue from book sales, both at bookstores and online, was cumulatively down 2.15% compared with 2021. Nonfiction book sales saw the largest drop, falling 8.7%.