The coming festival weekend in Colombia features music and visual art alongside literary events and debates in international current and political affairs.
In another deal that expands its international reach, Canada’s Kobo is taking on the ebook customers of South African bookseller Exclusive Books.
‘I love puzzling out words and constructions’ in translation, says Shelley Frisch, with references to her Stach-Kafka work.
Market research firm NPD has acquired the US-based services of Nielsen Book, adding book data to its point-of-sale tracking across more than 20 industries.
Sidewalk retail: Bookselling is curbside in Ethiopia’s largest city, where roaming vendors on foot offer titles to passersby.
Neuland 2.0, a ‘Startup Village for Digital Natives,’ will return to the Leipzig Book Fair to showcase innovative new ideas for the book and media industry.
‘Nominees will have recently published controversial works amid pressure, threats, intimidation or harassment’ in this now-annual prize in the freedom to publish.
In a quick overview of rights management issues publishers should think about, consultant Bill Rosenblatt looks at a publishers’ handling of content.
Both the number and nature of commercially successful translations of Korean titles are questioned in a crowded international marketplace for books.
In a major focus on its metadata, Cambridge University Press is working this year to improve the discoverability of its material for library users.