The United Kingdom’s Book Aid International has made donations of more than 160,000 books in nine countries to refugee youngsters.
With a full schedule of in-person events and activities, the 2021 Tbilisi International Book Festival in Georgia takes place this week, and attendee registration is now open.
‘Cultural globalization and digitization trends have accelerated the publishing industry’s own globalization,’ says IPA’s president.
The premier event of Bologna Children’s Book Fair includes the debut of the International Publishers Association’s 125th-anniversary video.
Children’s rights agent Stephanie Barrouillet sees challenges in the late-pandemic approaches the industry has had to adopt.
The Association of Italian Publishers participates in Monday’s Bologna Book Plus conference and shares 2020 book publishing and rights sales data from Italy.
‘As we become ever more interdependent,’ Richard Charkin writes, the IPA is uniquely positioned to ‘protect, support, and nurture’ publishing.
The fund in its new cycle is looking to stimulate ‘a diversified book sector and its many satellite industries.’
The new release is ‘World Book Capital’ and proceeds from is sales go to damaged bookshops and libraries in Gaza.
From the protection of copyright to censorship, taxes, and the need for digital acceleration, a survey of Arab publishers’ hurdles ahead.