Taking in several historical perspectives, the newly announced shortlist for the coveted German Book Prize offers what the jury calls ‘the sensuousness of another time, which always evokes ours.’
At the annual pre-fair news conference, Frankfurter Buchmesse officials stress the importance of the freedom to publish and the international book industry’s role in a politically charged era.
Turkish book publisher Ragip Zarakolu is the subject of an Interpol red notice. The IPA condemns this tactic as harassment by the Turkish government.
The UK’s relatively young Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize announces its shortlist, which honors nonfiction books that enhance ‘global cultural understanding.’
Open Road Integrated Media works with Fab Over Fifty to create a new book club, ‘Spread the Words,’ which opens this month with Erica Jong’s ‘Fear of Flying.’
A new episode of Copyright Clearance Center’s ‘Beyond the Book’ podcast looks at efforts to establish and encourage higher standards for scholarly journal publishing in Bangladesh, Africa, Latin America and elsewhere.
While audiobook sales grow, the AAP’s new report show children’s book sales struggling and declines in education and scholarly revenues.
In its first season, the National Book Foundation is partnering with five book festivals, two colleges, and three libraries to send authors to readers across the country.
This year set in Barcelona–after last year’s presentation in Madrid–Spain’s Liber 18 international book fair has announced the presentation of a large delegation from its guest of honor country, Cuba.
At its fundraising gala this autumn, the nonprofit organization behind the magazine ‘Words Without Borders’ will honor the University of Rochester’s Chad Post for his longtime leadership in the American translation and publishing community.