Canadian bookshop The Monkey’s Paw has unveiled the Biblio-Mat, a random book dispenser built by Craig Small as an artful alternative to sidewalk discount bins.
Women-only literary prizes have been created in both Canada and Australia to help balance the attention given to work by male authors vs. female authors.
Margaret Atwood and Naomi Alderman will cowrite a serialized new zombie novel for e-publisher Wattpad. The first three chapters are already available.
From Jaipur to Melbourne to Edinburgh, Word Alliance aims to help top international book festivals lobby for government funding and to spread best practices.
New book discovery site iDreambooks.com promises to collate reviews from reputable sources, thus helping readers make the better book buying decisions.
Money, marketing and management all likely prevented HarperCollins from offering all its English titles to global readers at once, but that’s finally changed.
Canadian YA author Deborah Ellis writes books about young people who bravely confront dangerous situations and donates her royalties to help them.
The novel ‘Leap’ was written by 29 writers, split between London, Delhi, Kuala Lumpur and Vancouver, working with more than 10 editors, and published March 1.
Is continuing to group together Commonwealth book rights good business, hopeless inertia, or merely a self-serving tradition?
The Google Books platform for selling e-books has launched in Canada, following the initial launch in the United States and recently in the UK.