A shortlist of six novels for the Tibor Jones South Asia Prize was announced, along with a longlist of sixteen novels for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction.
This month’s BlueInk starred reviews of self-published books include a moving literary novel about a middle-aged man who becomes obsessed with a prostitute and daily meditations for 12-steppers.
German self-publishing platform XinXii, which allows indie authors to sell their titles through mobile e-book shops, has gone live in Russia.
UK bookstore chain will partner with trade mag The Bookseller to re-design a flagship bookstore, and they’re asking readers to contribute their ideas.
Spanish poet and essayist Jose Manuel Caballero Bonald has won this year’s €125k Cervantes Prize, for a life-long contribution to Spanish-language literature.
Young adult publishing is evolving, making predicting the future tricky, but several top industry professionals shared their insights on what’s next for the category.
Berlin-based startup txtr has launched a Danish e-book store, with special promotions from two Danish publishers set to begin on December 3rd.
Amazon’s Jeff Belle announced in a letter to literary agents that Amazon Publishing will begin building a European publishing division in 2013. Hiring will begin in January.
McGraw-Hill has signed an agreement to sell its education business, McGraw-Hill Education, to investment firm Apollo Global Management for $2.5 billion.
Canadian bookshop The Monkey’s Paw has unveiled the Biblio-Mat, a random book dispenser built by Craig Small as an artful alternative to sidewalk discount bins.