In Indonesia the government fails to recognize writing as a profession and publishing as a creative industry, thwarting its further development.
Les Misérables has been translated into some 20 languages, but since 1927 readers of Urdu have had to make due with a severely abridged edition, until now.
The longlist of the 2015 German Book Prize includes some new and familiar authors. Find out more about these books and the rights available.
Kinokuniya, Japan’s largest bookstore chain, has purchased 90% of the print run of Haruki Murakami’s new book to encourage readers to go to physical store.
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
Research reveals that the 1622 catalogue for the Frankfurt Book Fair included the announcement of the publication of Shakespeare’s First Folio.
Book publishing and literary culture is playing a increasingly important role in the Ukraine’s defense of its independence.
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.