After snapping up most of Murakami’s latest book to thwart Amazon, Kinokuniya bookstore chain plans to try monopolizing more titles.
A new series of ‘translations’ of Shakespeare’s plays will change the language to contemporary, colloquial English — losing something essential to the text.
HarperCollins today announced that it will be continuing the expansion of its Global Publishing Program with the creation of HarperCollins Italia.
The winner of the German Book Prize, Germany’s most prestigious literature award, will be chosen from these six shortlisted novels just before the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei released a new publication on his website, the Line of Hezbollah, which he promotes through social media.
Some of the UK’s most famous authors and publishers are donating their earnings from book sales to raise £1m for Syrian refugees.
Banned Books Week garners headlines and is easy to support, but some believe its an anachronism that ‘traffics in fear-mongering over censorship.’
Romance novel publisher Harlequin has launched Vintages by Harlequin, a new line of three wine varietals sold exclusively on Amazon.
Editor Sarah Weinman talks about her new Library of America anthology “Women Crime Writers: Eight Suspense of the Novels of the 1940s and ‘50s.”
As the refugee crisis continues and the number of refugees coming into Europe rises, the German book trade has responded with offers of help.