In Iceland, the holiday season sees more than 800 books published and is responsible for 60-70% of all book sales in the country.
Global Trade Talk
Publishing industry news and announcements from the US, UK and international markets.
The UK retail chain Sainsbury’s has opened voting for its eBooks of the Year prize, with several international names shortlisted.
Unexpectedly, Algerian writer Kamel Daoud’s powerful novel, an homage to Camus, nearly took France’s top literary prize.
Granta Finland launched a new issue at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair: Best of Young Finnish Novelists, published by Otava. We talk with editor Aleksi Pöyry about it.
World Literature Today asked 25 writers to nominate the one book that had the most influence on their writing or way of seeing the world.
Despite a tough economy in Greece, family-owned bookstore chain Eleftheroudakis has restructured and is optimistic about its future business model.
France’s Hachette Livre has extended its stake in Azbuka Atticus, Russia’s ninth largest publishing conglomerate.
Germany’s Taschen has a renewed focus on Russia and signed new deals with local book distributors Logosphere, Magma and Jupiter.
We need innovation, and Kindle Unlimited might not be publishers’ best option, argues 24symbols co-founder, Justo Hidalgo.
Working in multiple language and genres, twelve publishers from Morocco exhibited together at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair.