‘As we become ever more interdependent,’ Richard Charkin writes, the IPA is uniquely positioned to ‘protect, support, and nurture’ publishing.
Women Authors Sweep the 30th Anniversary British Book Awards
Writers’ British Book Awards include Evaristo, Carty-Williams, Rowling, Donaldson, Jackson, Taddeo, Allinson and Featherstone.
Audio Publishers Association Names 25th Anniversary Audie Awards
The journalist and author Garrett Graff’s ‘The Only Plane in the Sky’—on the attacks of 9/11—wins the Audiobook of the Year prize for Simon & Schuster Audio.
Michael Tamblyn on Kobo’s 10th Anniversary: ‘A Better Reading Life’
This weekend marks Kobo’s first decade. CEO Michael Tamblyn looks at how his far-flung international retail success is a former startup ‘still standing.’
Greenhill Books Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Real-Life ‘Great Escape’
Military history publisher Michael Leventhal—whose father founded the London Book Fair—plans four titles to celebrate events portrayed in an iconic WWII film.
FILI’s ‘Happy’ Fifth Anniversary of Finland’s Guest of Honor
Five years after Finland was Frankfurter Buchmesse Guest of Honor, FILI has a series of events planned this year to keep up the momentum and ‘build a structure for the future.’
Wellcome Book Prize Announces Its 10th Anniversary Longlist
Almost evenly divided between fiction and nonfiction, the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize longlist features issues of gender, identity, mental health and medicine.
Hodder & Stoughton Marks 150 Years in Book Publishing
At 150 and now owned by Hachette, the UK’s Hodder & Stoughton has a huge list of hits to its name and was ahead of the Penguin paperback revolution with pocket-size hardcovers in the 1920s.
The UK’s Man Booker Prize for Fiction Observes Its 50th Anniversary in 2018
Ahead of special events for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction’s half-century anniversary, the foundation releases a desk diary with covers of winning titles.
Anniversary Notes: Shanghai Children’s Book Fair at 5; Amazon’s Kindle at 10
In China, the Shanghai Children’s Book Fair celebrates with more exhibitors than ever. Amazon celebrates 10 years of Kindle with a new list of bestselling ebooks in the US.
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