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.'
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.
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. .
“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.
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.
The charitable organization, which delivers e-books to disadvantaged communities around the world, continues to grow and has launched several new projects.
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.
Norway hosts the annual conference of the International Congress of Young Booksellers.
Sweden-based Storytel has combined digital audiobook retailing and print publishing to establish itself as a force in European media with global aspirations.
Books imported from China face a possible 25% tariff if a new round of tariffs proposed by the Trump administration is enacted. A publisher called the potential for such a tariff "a frightening prospect."