The true identity of Italian bestseller Elena Ferrante remains unknown, but she offered a Q&A interview to Vanity Fair, reiterating ‘the books are enough.’
Roger Tagholm visits the ‘jungle’ migrant camp in Calais, France and reports a new library has been established, but still needs many books.
The Audiovisual and Radio State Committee of the Ukraine has found 38, mostly political science books, “anti-Ukrainian” and banned them.
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.’
LitRes, Russia’s dominant ebookseller, is helping to develop the country’s National Digital Library, which is expected to host 1.5m + titles by 2018.
Kenneth Andersen’s The Great Devil War series has sold more than 130,000 in Denmark, but has yet to reach English audiences laments translator K.E. Semmel.
Book publishing and literary culture is playing a increasingly important role in the Ukraine’s defense of its independence.
Madrid-based library ebook and digital distribution platform Odilo is expanding globally with a catalog offering 300k titles in Spanish, English and more.
In Greece, publishers have stopped printing and bookstore sales have dropped of as much as 90% since new capital controls went into effect in June.
Liana Suppressa of Italy’s Atlantyca reports on four trends impacting international rights sales discussed at the Yale Publishing Course.