With the launch of a new series of Indian classics, Harvard University Press aims to repeat what it did for Greek and Roman with the Loeb Classical Library.
News, announcements and interesting information about international book publishing, authors, digital developments, and more.
France is once again putting pressure on Amazon, this time through ebook subscription. Ironically, France’s homegrown subscription services may suffer more.
Will Evans, of Dallas-based Deep Vellum press, is leveraging local support to sustain his recently launched publishing house focused on translation.
Popmatters discusses the Modern Library of Indonesia series, published since 2010, by the Lontar Foundation, as well as the organization behind the books.
The Guardian breaks down the numbers from this year’s report on the most borrowed books by UK library users, a list topped by titles from James Patterson.
Publishing Perspectives’s latest column for the Italy’s Giornale della Libreria is a translation of Benjamin Denckla’s article, “If Ebooks are Software, It’s Time for Version 2.0.”
Voltaire’s Treatise on Tolerance is a bestseller again in France 200 years after its publication as people try to understand the Charlie Hebdo murders.
For the next two weeks, Publishing Perspectives will focus on sales and marketing issues for publishers and authors. Have you got a great story to tell?
Ebook subscription service Scribd has expanded its library to one million titles with the recent addition of more than 10,000 comic books and graphic novels.
The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation has announced that its annual scholarship program, which supports booksellers and their families.