Book market developments in May point to growth in China’s already powerful ‘online literature’ sector, led by the ‘Ran Freely’ trilogy by Wu Zhe.
A Friday afternoon court hearing on the Trump challenge to John Bolton’s book produces no prior restraint, and Simon & Shuster thanks the International Publishers Association for its support.
The next awards program to move online is the ‘Nibbies,’ set for June 29 with access available to readers as well as to book business players.
With new translations from the original French by Joe Johnson, Papercutz’s new publication of the Astérix canon begins on July 14.
‘My collective seashell,’ as Simon Stålenhag puts it, ‘sounds like that’—his artwork, his texts, and the new cinematic treatment by Nathaniel Halpern.
Today’s deals include fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books from Europe and the Americas. One title was longlisted for the International Booker this year. Another is from a generation ago.
The head of the Italian publishers’ association, Ricardo Franco Levi, presses the organization’s case for inclusion in Rome’s education plan at Conte’s States-General.
This tranche of honors administered by the society is cast this year as having to do with literature challenging inequality and includes several programs with age restrictions on eligible writers.
An extension through October of a ban on large public-facing events in Germany does not apply to Frankfurter Buchmesse, per trade association AUMA.
Released as the US high court ensures LGBTQ Americans’ job protection, the 11th ‘Queer Edition’ at Words Without Borders parallels ‘health, economic, and racial justice’ crises.