Johannesburg’s Philani Dladli was homeless when he decided to sell books he found and read, offering them on a sliding price scale based on his own review.
Words Without Borders featured nine new translations from Indonesia in advance of Indonesia’s turn as Guest of Honor at the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair.
After the UK government suggested all 8-year-olds get library cards, author Chris White countered with a letter lamenting the lack of library funds.
Gloria Steinem has been awarded the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for her continuing commitment to fighting for social justice and women’s equality.
The Audiovisual and Radio State Committee of the Ukraine has found 38, mostly political science books, “anti-Ukrainian” and banned them.
Reading on mobile phones is on the rise and increasingly, publishers are designing and marketing for a mobile reading experience, writes the WSJ.
Gamescon Cologne and the Frankfurt Book Fair invited rights pros from book publishing, video games and others to meet and discuss rights and licensing.
Cristóbal Pera, the former Editorial Director of Random House Mondadori Mexico, will join The Wylie Agency and launch The Wylie Agency España.
A debate has ensued over the use of an illustration of a man in blackface and a headline using the ‘n-word’ in a review of several US books on racism
Italy-based author Tim Parks discusses new book, Where I’m Reading From, in which he shares his skepticism of novels written by the new ‘global writer.’