In Japan, the HMV and Tower Records brands live on, with HMV opening a new flagship bookstore in Tokyo’s Shibuya neighborhood.
AR&Co, an Indonesian startup led by Peter Shearer Setiawan, is bringing augmented reality to books, starting with the Bible.
Several Korean translators and winners of LTI Korea’s 2015 Literature Translation Awards discuss the particular and tricky nuances of the Korean language.
The embattled Hong Kong International Literary Festival had a resurgence this year, underscoring cross-cultural connections between Asia and the West.
Claiming they were being pushed to resign due to unfair personal evaluations, four employees at Amazon Japan have unionized.
France’s Astier-Pécher Literary & Film Agency is expanding to Asia, working with Jérôme Bouchaud who is based in Malaysia.
While the world is becoming more interested in Korean fiction, Koreans — ever more connected to the world — are turning away from homegrown authors.
In India, dozens of writers have returned awards from the National Academy of Letters to protest the government’s unwillingness to criticize violence connected with Hindu nationalism.
A new anthology published by the British Council features 28 stories from Myanmar, originally written in 11 languages.
Nielsen’s India Book Market Report tries to quantify a complex market, valuing Indian publishing at $3.9 billion and pegging growth at 20% annually.