From studies of the Vatican and politics to climate change and factories’ impact on societies, the Cundill History Prize shortlist for this year is notable, according to the jury chair, for its authors’ craftsmanship.
‘I enjoyed the experience of seeing the movie,’ the Canadian author says–but only on his second viewing. Seeing his work go to the screen, Patrick deWitt says, takes some getting used to.
Kids Can Press will see two of its book properties transformed into tv shows next fall: Ashley Spires’ graphic novels and picture books by Geneviève Côté.
‘Ranging across space and time,’ according to jury chair Kwame Anthony Appiah, the 2018 Man Booker Prize shortlist includes three authors from the UK, one from Canada, two from the United States.
From mystery, history and political hot buttons to romance, memoir, and a children’s book, this rights roundup–on the run-up to Frankfurt–finds us looking at work from seven nations and selling into more than three times that many territories and/or languages.
Citing variations that range from a 100-percent female product staff to a 17-percent women’s representation in engineering, Wattpad reports on its new self-study in diversity and inclusivity.
Touting 6 million ebooks and a $9.99 audiobook subscription, the new Walmart partnership with Rakuten Kobo gives the Canadian retailer what it hasn’t had in the US market: brand recognition.
A library in Canada will include a virtual reality storytelling project, Inanimate Alice, in its youth program to encourage literacy through digital media.
Wattpad signs an agreement with video streaming and production company iflix to produce films based on Wattpad’s Indonesian content.
As the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot Annual is citing, BookNet Canada’s English-language market sees online retail edging up on physical-store retail, though print is flat in the first six months of 2018.