By Hannah Johnson
Penguin Random House has sold over a million Ladybird parodies in the UK, success that was preceded by a self-published book they once tried to quash. Happily, there is a silver lining for both.
Mehmet Demirtas has channeled his creativity into the Istanbul Tanpinar Literature Festival, which he views as a neutral gathering place for cultures.
The bestselling novels in Germany in 2015 were diverse, from children’s to crime, new voices to established authors, with plenty of translations in the mix.
IDW is best known for its slate of licensed material including comic series for Back to the Future, “Orphan Black,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “Star Trek,” Ghostbusters and “The X-Files.”
Organizations that represent authors have been issuing press releases and making dramatic statements that traditionally published authors are an endangered species.
Two ongoing court battles involving large, technology multinationals may go before the Supreme Court this year, and the outcome of either case could alter the course of publishing as we know it — or maybe not.
A genre-breaking war story, a widow uncovering the secret life of her dead husband, the comic fortunes of a young woman trying to find a dream job… just a few of the subjects chosen by our pick of 2016’s debut novelists
Nielsen BookScan data for the American market shows which book categories were hot in 2015 (coloring books) and which were not (children’s fiction).