Although an ongoing economic crisis has brought a new love of books to Spaniards, budget cuts are effecting the abilities of libraries to meet the public’s needs.
In the UK, the Writers’ Center Norwich has become a key hub for global writers, and plans are a progressing to open an new international writers center.
The Academy of the Folio Prize have selected The Balloonist by MacDonald Harris and Party Going by Henry Green as the first of its daily literary highlights from now until July 16.
What is the future of B&N in light of recent poor performance reports, how do royalties really work, and what do you tell your parents about the sex in your novels?
First Book announced The Stories for All Project, a $3 million program to build demand for and increase production of ethnically and racially diverse kid’s books.
Bestselling phenomenon Father Marcelo Rossi’s new book Kairós shot to the top of the Brazilian bestseller list, while Dan Brown took the top slot among foreign authors.
The Stanford Literary Lab, which uses big data to analyze novels and literature, now believes that data mining has potential to change the way we approach reading.
The week’s online debates: the utility of beta readers, the prevalence of ‘bad books,’ social DRM, Kickstarter for books, and the death of the personal journal.
The relaunched Commonwealth Book Prize continues to be a key conduit of exchange between underrepresented countries and regions to the UK publishing community.
Respected publisher Michael Krüger will soon retire after 45 years at Germany’s Carl Hanser Verlag. Here he discusses the uncertain future of literary publishing.