Solidifying its hold on the Czech children’s book market, Albatros Media acquires Danish consortium Egmont’s Czech operation.
The Saudi government is protesting the publication of a new translation of Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses in the Czech Republic.
Czechs are ranked among the most avid readers in Europe and a campaign is afoot to reduce what is seen as an excessive 15% VAT rate on books.
By Edward Nawotka The books of Czech illustrator and artist Miroslav Sasek’s were beloved favorites of children and parents alike throughout the 1960s and 70s. He is best known for his This Is series of travel books, which he started publishing in 1959 with This is Paris and ended in 1974 with This is Historic Britain. The playful, colorful illustrations …
Titles in this Rights Roundup come from Finland, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Italy, and they include a single entry with 31 rights sales.
A new EIBF report reveals how booksellers in Europe responded to the pandemic in 2020 and what changed in the book retail landscape.
A work by Aoko Matsuda in its English translation by Polly Barton leads the 2021 CLMP ‘Firecracker Awards’ honorees.
Rights Roundup today includes titles from Russia, Catalonian Spain, Turkey, Australia, Germany, Chile, and the Belarusian struggle.
Pointing out the ‘rise of streaming platforms on the EU market’ being ‘accelerated by the pandemic, the Authors’ Group Calls for urgent action.
The contest drew 1,577 entries from 41 countries. Seven nations are represented among the winners, the United Kingdom with two wins.