Under the transatlantic pressure of writers’ associations and unions, Audible offers a concession. And the authors say it’s not enough.
Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann will acquire Simon & Schuster. If the sale is approved by regulators, the Big Five will become the the Big Four.
With a couple of summer themes, our entries here are from Italy, South Korea, Norway, Iceland, Canada, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
Citing appellate court rulings that make the plaintiffs’ point, AAP and CCC decline to pursue further appeals in a 12-year-old case.
The 11 Canadian publisher-members of the Association of University Presses are participating in University Press Week with title highlights and online events.
The five shortlisted writers for the 2020 CBC Poetry Prize have only a week to find out which of them will win.
Adrienne Tang, longtime rights director with Kids Can Press, moves to Penguin Random House Canada to create ‘an entirely new in-house rights operation,’ says CEO Kristin Cochrane.
In today’s Rights Roundup, we have work from Canada, Scotland, France, Finland, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, and a study in Yiddish of Russian imprisonment.
Saying that each book has ‘a striking resonance for the world around us in 2020,’ the Cundill jury’s Peter Frankopan names the finalists.
The world’s largest trade show registered 4,165 new buyers and sellers on its Frankfurt Rights platform, 2,388 on the B2B ‘matchmaking tool.’