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  • 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.

  • Sweden’s Storytel Continues Its Global Expansion

     

    Sweden-based Storytel has combined digital audiobook retailing and print publishing to establish itself as a force in European media with global aspirations.

  • Books a Target of New China Tariffs

     

    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."

  • Under New Owners, Login Canada Grows

     

    Founded in 1991 in Winnipeg, the company has grown to become Canada’s largest distributor of academic, professional, and STM titles.

  • U.K. Writing Scene Is 'Overwhelmingly White,' Study Finds

     

    New research shows 94% of British professional authors are white, which Society of Authors chief executive Nicola Solomon says has implications for writing "becoming an elitist profession."

  • Report Says Canadians Want Diverse Books

     

    A new report released by BookNet Canada revealed that some 60% of Canadians are actively seeking out diverse reading material about or originating from under-represented minorities.

  • PRH Adds Spain's Salamandra

     

    Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial has acquired Barcelona-based publishing house Ediciones Salamandra, the Spanish publisher of J.K. Rowling and numerous international bestselling authors.

  • Sharjah Named London Book Fair Market Focus 2020

     

    The London Book Fair has named the United Arab Emirate of Sharjah as the Market Focus of the London Book Fair 2020.

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