Wrapping up the year, Publishing Perspectives contributors share their top books of the 2015. Today, Olivia Snaije reports from Paris.
From Bookwitty: ‘It’s generally agreed that writing by women in Japan dominates the literary scene,’ translator Lucy North tells Olivia Snaije.
For Italian literary agent Laura Ceccacci, marketing her authors is a creative endeavor. Olivia Snaije spoke with her at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Olivia Snaije and Mitch Albert’s new book ‘Keep Your Eye on the Wall: Palestinian Landscapes’ offers a challenging, witty, and altogether unique look at the West Bank barrier.
Olivia Snaije looks at what makes French children’s publishing unique, particularly the illustration and attention to detail.
Taking advantage of the weekend’s UN-led emphasis on small business, many in publishing are pointing to the role these shops play in the world industry.
As the phrase goes in French, ‘l’union fait la force’—unity creates strength. International-language bookstores in Paris are coming together for mutual support.
In books and publishing industries in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America, a new study finds a wide disparity in public policy and awareness.
In France, independent publisher Les Arènes has produced signage and distancing guides to help newly reopened French bookshops welcome customers back to the stores.
As working parents grapple with their kids’ education during the coronavirus lockdown, a family of writers and artists looks back on their mother’s choice to homeschool them.