In France, 'Gone in the Night' by Guillaume Musso, about a murderous group of school friends whose secrets are about to be revealed, was the top fiction title in July.
With the Turkish economy collapsing, Nermin Mollagoglu of Istanbul's Kalem Agency discusses the impact on the publishing industry, noting a reduction in rights deals and delayed payments.
The Mantle, a New York publisher focused on African fiction, has just published its first work of from outside the continent: the novel 'Sweden' by New Zealander Matthew Turner.
This week's hot books include a 1,000-page, five-volume German novel, and a Flemish debut.
Sales of English-language print books in Canada, for the first six months of 2018, were down 1% compared with the same period last year.
Penguin Random House Canada has announced a new combined marketing and publicity team under the leadership of Beth Lockley, v-p, marketing and communications.
The Jerusalem International Book Fair (JIBF) has rebranded as the Jerusalem International Book Forum, among other changes that herald a shift in the event, which will be held May 12-15 next year.
This week's hot books include a Christmas-inspired story from bestselling author Maja Lunde, and a German debut novel which just sold to HarperCollins in the U.S.
Canadian indie booksellers are working to form a national organization.
The U.K. publishing industry had a record-breaking year in 2017, with income up 5% to £5.7 billion, according to figures released by the Publishers Association in its annual Yearbook.