The Bengali translator of Kafka on the Shore recounts the challenges of convincing Haruki Murakami and his minders to allow the translation.
News, announcements and interesting information about international book publishing, authors, digital developments, and more.
Aerbook’s new Aer.io Retail Network “enables any person or company to create, customize, and curate” an online bookstore optimized for mobile devices and social media.
An article at RBTH looks at how Russian publishers are using that new cover designs to help bring new readers to classic literature.
The UK’s Daily Mail reports that Oxford University Press has banned sausages and pigs from children’s books in an attempt “to avoid offense.”
A merger between Springer Science & Business and Holtzbrinck will form a new global science and education publisher with annual sales of 1.5 billion euros
Oyster, a book subscription service in the United States, has kicked off 2015 with two major announcements, including offering more than 1 million books.
In response to the Charlie Hebdo attack, the International Alliance of Independent Publishers has issued a statement of support for freedom of expression
Simon & Schuster announced the launch of its new video platform, SimonSays. Consumers can pay to watch video courses on health, finance, and self-help.
Our monthly selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, uncovers a superb memoir of a WWII concentration camp in Indonesia.
The 2015 St. Gallen Publishing Course, a 10-day executive training program, will take place in Singapore to connect participants with Asian businesses.