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  • PRH to Publish Wattpad Books in the U.K.

     

    Wattpad Books, the new print division of the Canadian online reading and writing community, will launch this fall with six young adult titles published in North America and the United Kingdom.

  • Publishizer Is Building an International Virtual Agency

     

    Can a nomadic Australian tech entrepreneur transform literary agenting? This agency certainly thinks so.

  • 'Becoming,' Backlist Top Canada's 2019 Bestseller Lists (So Far)

     

    Much like in the United States, titles published in prior years are dominating book sales in Canada so far this year, led by Michelle Obama's 'Becoming.'

  • Netflix Exec to Take the Stage at Frankfurt

     

    Kelly Luegenbiehl, v-p of international originals at Netflix, will be the featured guest this October at the annual "Global 50 CEO Talk" offered at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

  • Buyer Found for Germany's Bankrupt Wholesaler

     

    Berlin-based logistics company Zeitfracht has agreed to acquire Germany's largest book wholesaler and distributor, Koch, Neff and Volckmar (KNV Group), which filed for bankruptcy in February. .

  • The Fight to Improve Publishing in Africa

     

    “African publishing is the new frontier,” Kenyan novelist Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o said at the International Publishers Association’s “Africa Rising” summit on June 13 and 14 in Nairobi. The IPA agrees—and is working to help improve its future.

  • Online Lit Mag for Translation Launches

     

    Counterpoint, a new e-zine from the European Council of Literary Translators Associations, will publish twice a year and be available in English and French. The first issue is out now.

  • Worldreader Added 3 Million Users in 2018

     

    The charitable organization, which delivers e-books to disadvantaged communities around the world, continues to grow and has launched several new projects.

  • Superstars Back on Top in France, Italy, Sweden

     

    Guillaume Musso’s latest mystery, 'The Secret Lives of Writers,' debuted at the top of the French fiction bestseller list late in April; Little, Brown is Musso’s U.S. publisher and is releasing 'The Reunion' in July.

  • A Salon for Young Booksellers

     

    Norway hosts the annual conference of the International Congress of Young Booksellers.

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