Ahead of Frankfurter Buchmesse, the Brazilian Publishers group releases rights catalogues of books from more than 40 publishing houses.
The latest ‘Digital Consumer Book Barometer’ includes statistics from Italy, the German-language markets, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, and French-language Canada.
The Portuguese-language SDG Book Club is divided into an effort in Portugal and a sister program in Brazil, each announcing its reading list.
Germany’s Bookwire buys Bok2 for added print-on-demand capacity, while Ingram sells edtech company VitalSource 15 years after acquiring it.
To celebrate World Book Day, Amazon Publishing is offering ‘At the End of the Matinee’ by Keiichiro Hirano and other translations for free download through April 24.
The Global Literature in Libraries Initiative names two winners for 2021, both translated from Brazilian Portuguese by Larissa Helena.
The digital distributor reports a rise in audiobook titles of 123 percent in 2020 over the previous year. Print-on-demand advanced 18 percent.
This week, Bodour Al Qasimi begins her term as the second woman president of the International Publishers Association in more than 50 years.
A first in its 124 years, the IPA votes women executives into both roles, the UAE’s Bodour president, Brazil’s Karine Pansa vice-president.
More than 250 donor-attendees logged in to the digital edition of the Words Without Borders Gala in support of literature in translation.