Moving past Christopher Goscha on Vietnam and Walter Scheidel’s explication of violence as an historical driver, the Cundill History Prize goes to Daniel Beer in the UK.
Bill Clinton handed Scholastic’s Dick Robinson a lifetime achievement award. ‘The happy ending still beckons,’ Proulx said at the National Book Awards.
Alfulk Publishing in Abu Dhabi and Nepko Publishing in Mongolia are each working on new initiatives to increase translation of their books for more readers.
Told that the publishing industry ‘has a responsibility to be a beacon of inclusivity,’ delegates to the UK’s diversity conference look at challenges.
Richard Prieur, executive director of ANEL in Québec, talks about the association’s work to support the flourishing francophone book market in Canada.
Ahead of the 2017 Montréal Book Fair, we look at eight French Canadian publishers supporting local authors and bringing their books to the global stage.
At the Guadalajara Book Fair, the Guest of Honor is Madrid, and the rights center looks strong with 130 tables booked, 31 countries represented.
Opening November 15 for its 40th anniversary outing, Québec’s biggest annual books event has a faithful public following and a professional program.
A new program for classrooms: The UK’s Make Our Book is free to schools and is ‘properly magical’ for students, says its creator Emma Barnes.
The Chinese authorities, says IPA chief Michiel Kolman, “put individual publishers in an impossible situation” in censoring journal articles.