With events based book adaptations for film and television, the Peruvian installment of the Hay series also takes on issues in science, lifestyle, and history.
A set of six novels the Booker’s Gaby Wood calls ‘political, orchestral, fearless, felt’ is announced in London, the 2019 Booker Prize shortlist.
‘Chinese readers want to know these outstanding stories,’ says NORLA’s Margit Walsø. She just launched 10 Norwegian titles in Shanghai ahead of Frankfurt.
The program at next week’s Asian Festival of Children’s Content focuses ‘multicultural stories and diverse themes’ and features speakers from several continents.
Capping this year’s BookFest events at Frankfurt will be an evening with Margaret Atwood, Maja Lunde, Elif Shafak, Colson Whitehead, and Ken Follett.
The Authors Guild’s new statement sees unsettled business between Cengage Unlimited and authors over the publisher’s new usage-based royalty payments.
Coinciding with the Edinburgh International Book Festival, 10 editors are on the week-long Publishing Scotland International Fellowship trip.
The writers’ action against the agency practice of ‘packaging’ teams for studios escalates to federal court with antitrust and anti-racketeering charges.
Wattpad cites a 10-million-person rise in worldwide monthly active users. And Cengage faces another court challenge to its subscription model.
For a second year, the Hay Festival works with a Dallas bookstore to stage a smaller event parallel to the Hay’s Mexico festival at Querétaro.