As the USA and Cuba reestablish diplomatic relations, literary relations are also flourishing: Restless Books will release a series of Cuban sci-fi books.
Our July 2015 selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, focuses on a variety of nonfiction titles.
Amazon Mexico has finally launched its full retail operations and a print bookstore; it had previously offered Kindle ebooks since 2013.
Scribd found romance readers gorging on books through the ebook subscription service are costly, and now the company is cutting back on the genre.
Author Pablo Katchadjian could face jail for remixing Jorge Luis Borges’s story ‘The Aleph’ after Borges’ widow brings a lawsuit for intellectual fraud.
Trends come and go, but “If someone reads a trash novel, they won’t move on to Dostoevsky,” says Russian publisher Vadim Mescheryakov.
With the number of bookstores in Russia in free fall as a result of rising rents, the Russian government is extending subsidies to support retailers.
Personal Creations show how long it takes kids to read classic books, from Clifford the Big Red Dog to Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
German author and Middle East expert, Navid Kermani, will receive the 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his writing and political activism.
A new survey showed that Russian readers preferred printed books over eBooks by 49% to 9%, though 37% surveyed said “that they do not read books at all.”