Five women and three men make the shortlist for the 2019 Cundill Prize, which stresses history for non-historians and internationalism.
‘Topics of inclusion, global issues, science, the environment, and nature themes’ are the focus of Greystone’s new line of books for children.
Citing 37 percent of revenue from frontlist titles, 63 independent bookstores with 80 locations respond to BookNet Canada’s new report.
In a first for the divisions of Open Road’s Ignition marketing program, its true-crime newsletter and site has a screen development deal.
Formerly a joint venture between NetGalley.com and Feedbooks, NetGalley France now is wholly owned and operated by Firebrand Technology’s NetGalley.com.
In its latest announced acquisition, the Québecois digital distributor De Marque acquires Feedbooks, a 12-year-old Paris-based ebook retailer.
Toronto-based Wattpad announces another international content development deal for Asian markets, and Sweden’s Bonnier has a film option for ‘Spotify Untold.’
Wattpad cites a 10-million-person rise in worldwide monthly active users. And Cengage faces another court challenge to its subscription model.
The latest stage in Wattpad’s rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK.
Graphic novels, a dark debut from a 25-year-old Parisian, and nonfiction on social genetics and saving our seas all figure into today’s roundup.