AAP chief Maria A. Pallante calls Audible’s ‘Captions’ an effort ‘to seek commercial advantage from literary works that it did not create and does not own.’
‘We should never underestimate the role of unanticipated good fortune’ in publishing success, writes book publisher Richard Charkin.
A new accord between Springer and Projekt DEAL will produce 13,000 or more articles annually. And B&T now has international distribution of McSweeney’s.
Coinciding with the Edinburgh International Book Festival, 10 editors are on the week-long Publishing Scotland International Fellowship trip.
Bookselling Without Borders has given US booksellers international industry contacts, and now a retailer from Germany will be at the ABA’s Winter Institute.
Toronto-based Wattpad announces another international content development deal for Asian markets, and Sweden’s Bonnier has a film option for ‘Spotify Untold.’
In the annual PW Star Watch program, emerging talents in the North American publishing markets are honored. A ‘Superstar’ goes to Frankfurter Buchmesse.
Citing ‘so many successful debuts to discover’ among its list of 20 titles, the jury of the German Book Prize has released its 2019 longlist.
The writers’ action against the agency practice of ‘packaging’ teams for studios escalates to federal court with antitrust and anti-racketeering charges.
The Jaipur Literary Festival has New York City, Houston, and Boulder on its itinerary, having been to London and Belfast earlier this summer.