Expected to go to market in spring 2020, the new LEGO-based content from Chronicle Books is to include seven new LEGO titles and multiple formats.
Change ‘may be neither necessary nor useful,’ Richard Charkin says, in contemplating the coming year for publishing companies. Skip the strategy meeting.
They’re reading an average 73 hours per year, says Canada’s big ebook and audiobook service, and Rakuten Kobo sees a lot of US politics on its most-read lists in 2018.
The Bologna Children’s Book Fair’s 50th year illustration exhibition has a session in New York this week, and Milan illustrators Anna and Elena Balbusso produce new ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ artwork ahead of Margaret Atwood’s sequel.
Led by Hay Festival founder Peter Florence, the 2019 Man Booker Prize jury features a pianist and composer, a filmmaker, a broadcaster and a publisher.
Vowing to ‘bear witness and support appropriate action,’ the four key trade associations in the UK publishing industry commit to combating misconduct.
For a second time in two years, the Association of American Publishers cites a rise in ebook revenues, as downloaded audio charges ahead as the main gainer.
The late Peter Mayer is remembered as the man who made the Penguin Group ‘the world’s most admired and successful publishing company.’
‘A really outstanding new contemporary British voice’: The Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer Award jurors are adamant in their praise for this year’s winner.
It can be easier to get Portugal’s books into Latin American via Spanish translations than to sell them in the original Portuguese-language editions in Brazil.