From Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, China, Germany, Israel, Spain, Brazil, and Argentina, this year’s free books from Amazon Crossing arrive amid frontier-defying contagion.
The Snow Girl by bestselling author Javier Castillo came out two days before Spain’s coronavirus lockdown. So his publisher Suma took his 30-city book tour online—where thousands of fans were waiting.
French-Canadian literature sees a larger-than-ever presence on the collective stands of ANEL’s Québec Édition, ahead of Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor Canada.
The success of last year, says Open Road’s CMO, involves not just its ‘Ignition’ marketing program but also readers’ interest in work that may not be new.
The winners of the Deutscher Buchtrailer Award program will be named on January 30. The top prize winner’s book trailer will be seen in Berlin cinemas.
Now with South Korea among its markets, Storytel launches its media center Clipsource and projects 1,079,000 subscribers worldwide for this quarter.
Penguin Random House has a new UK-built D2C holiday gift selector, and ups its donation to longtime charity partner First Book.
As tickets go on sale for Margaret Atwood’s tour in Australia and New Zealand, Alex Fane speaks at FutureBook in London about staging and paying authors.
In a first for the divisions of Open Road’s Ignition marketing program, its true-crime newsletter and site has a screen development deal.
Some fear that a summary can kill book sales, but Lucerne’s getAbstract for 20 years has created and distributed summaries in partnership with publishers.