By Wuping Zhao SHANGHAI: Shanghai hopes be the first Chinese city to promote all e-textbook campus in five years, according to a statement from Shanghai Municipal government on June 6, 2010. An official from local government said the city’s Educational Committee is experimenting with an e-book campus, which started at the beginning of this year. The committee has selected several …
With programming on African-American culture, women’s achievement, and a resurgence of handwriting, Bologna Book Fair plans an ambitious first look at its physical renovations, too.
Award-winning author David Diop is the client of a new one-woman literary agency in France. Looking at her rights sales, you can understand the agency’s name: So Far So Good.
With more than 191,000 copies sold, the auto-racing biography of Kimi Räikkönen has entered 2019 as Finland’s biggest bestseller in history and is being published in a fast lane of foreign rights sales.
OpenBook data reveals China’s bestselling authors of 2018, growing online book sales, and the strength of backlist titles.
An annual round of sales pricing on Double Eleven or ‘singles day’ provides a bump to Chinese publishers and booksellers in November.
Representing 18 countries in its 2019 class, the Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship will be part of the Jerusalem International Book Forum in May.
As China’s children’s book market matures, publishers are look at ways to develop more local talent while maintaining a balance with foreign titles.
Even amid dire conerns this week for Brazil’s leading book retail companies, it’s possible to see opportunity, Ricardo Costa tells us. Brazilian publishers are working to shore up the outlook for Saraiva and Livraria Cultura.
The new Women Poets’ Prize from the UK’s Rebecca Swift Foundation teams its three winners with both poetry mentors and life-skill coaches as part of a support program for its writers.