The retailer feeds its Amazon Charts with consumer data on what’s being read and listened to (in digital) and what’s being sold on a weekly basis.
Actes Sud publisher Françoise Nyssen is named to head up Emmanuel Macron’s cultural ministry in Paris. She has never held an elected office.
With BookExpo’s trade-show floor open on June 1 and 2, the May 31 ‘BEA Wednesday’ programming is aimed at industry professionals in several key contexts.
A writing conference in Boston explores issues of diversity and racism, and how the publishing business can better reflect and engage with America’s increasingly diverse population.
With its content “primarily in English” now—more languages to come—the venture is meant to take China’s digital literature and self-published content to a world audience.
The challenge is to respond to the customer ‘as a partner or collaborator,’ says one expert in a discussion of where publishing is in the digital dynamic.
A memoir from the Nazi era, ‘A German Life’ has been bolstered by the documentary film on its subject, the late Brunhilde Pomsel. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Publishers’ Journalistic Obligation’ t’s a very fast takeoff in international sales for the April publication of Brunhilde Pomsel’s book, written with Thore D. Hansen, A German Life: What the Story of Goebbels’ …
In his Global Ebook Report this year, Rüdiger Wischenbart looks at how the disparate realities in world markets add up to no cohesive single interpretation.
Elif Shafak and Lucy Hughes-Hallett are named judges in London; the public is one of five judges in the Alabama-based Harper Lee Prize.
In its 10th year, ‘PalFest’ travels through various military checkpoints and prepares for the publication of an anniversary book from Bloomsbury. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘This Is Not a Border’ Releases in July n its 10th year, the Palestine Festival of Literature—called PalFest—opens today (May 13) to run through Thursday (May 18), and will preview an anthology, This Is …