A prized center of Arabic language, culture, and literature in London is closing amid mounting economic and post-Brexit challenges.
France’s Rentrée Littéraire: Books About COVID? Not Interested
‘Publishers tried, but it really didn’t work,’ says one Paris bookseller about the question of pandemic-related books this year.
Richard Charkin in La France Profonde: A Market Assessment
Visiting booksellers in southern France, Richard Charkin finds mostly resilience and ringing cash registers in the provinces this summer.
Saqi Books in London Hit by Monday’s Flash Flooding
An emergency fund has been opened to get quick aid to West London’s Saqi Books, a publisher and bookstore reporting severe flood damage.
The European and International Booksellers Federation Report on 2020
A new EIBF report reveals how booksellers in Europe responded to the pandemic in 2020 and what changed in the book retail landscape.
Polish Book Industry Eyes Fixed Book Price Proposal
The Polish Book Chamber has heard arguments for and against its long-running effort at legislation to established fixed book pricing.
European and International Booksellers Spotlight Bookstores Saturday
Taking advantage of the weekend’s UN-led emphasis on small business, many in publishing are pointing to the role these shops play in the world industry.