The five Americans on the Booker Prize long list confirms fears that Britons would be side-lined following the controversial change to let them compete.
Seth Meyers on Late Night, a US TV talk show, has embraced interviewing novelists and the result is often a boost in book sales following broadcast.
Go Set a Watchman has become a major hit in a year that needed one and raises questions about American society and its publishing and reading culture.
Reading among 15- to 24-year-olds in France is in decline and a new nationwide book fest is offering 1,200 events to encourage summer reading habits.
Industry vet Michael Bhaskar’s digital publisher Canelo launches this week with two titles and is offering 50-60% royalties, giving UK authors new options.
At HarperCollins UK’s annual summer party for its authors, UK CEO Charlie Redmayne could not have sounded more positive about the firm’s direction in 2015.
Edward Nawotka takes in the sights and smells of iconic coastal California bookstores on a summer drive from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
This July 25-26 London hosts a two day event organized by Saqi Books and the British Library celebrating Arab writing, as part of the 2015 Shubbak Festival.
Under the leadership of Olivier Chaudenson, Maison de la Poésie been revived as a central hub for literary life in the city of Paris.
Trends come and go, but “If someone reads a trash novel, they won’t move on to Dostoevsky,” says Russian publisher Vadim Mescheryakov.