Highlighting gains made by the ‘human sciences’ amid social unrest in France, booksellers also cite a strong showing in comics.
Saying he ‘wanted to write a story without it being shocking,’ Abdelnabi talks about his book based on an actual case of anti-gay police action in Cairo.
Valérie Lévy-Soussan, founder of Audiolib, has tracked France’s audiobook market from CDs in the early 2000s to streaming and download formats.
Releasing more than 500 new titles in a scant three-month season, say critics, is an overwhelming burden on French booksellers and consumers.
Formerly a joint venture between NetGalley.com and Feedbooks, NetGalley France now is wholly owned and operated by Firebrand Technology’s NetGalley.com.
In its latest announced acquisition, the Québecois digital distributor De Marque acquires Feedbooks, a 12-year-old Paris-based ebook retailer.
‘We should never underestimate the role of unanticipated good fortune’ in publishing success, writes book publisher Richard Charkin.
On the first tour to Cannes of publishers and literary agents, Norway’s Thomas Mala says the experience was worthwhile. He’s ready to go again next year.
Devoted to contemporary literature, the trio of publishers behind Paris’ Goutte d’Or are the team bringing out ‘Journal de L.’–a diary of Nabokov’s Lolita.
The Monte-Cristo Literary Prize, a new program based in a prison class in France, names its first award-winning author.