Elements of the traveling exhibition unit of Bologna Children’s Book Fair are in both the United Arab Emirates and Qatar this week.
Avidly read history-and-humor series continued their hold on the nonfiction book consumer base in China at the end of 2021.
Today’s Rights Roundup features writings from France, South Africa, Greece, Finland, and the United Kingdom.
Print book sales by volume in the United States was the highest ever recorded by NPD BookScan, with adult fiction as the leading growth category.
The Costa Book Awards program, in its 50th year, names winners in five categories: first novel, novel, biography, poetry, children’s books.
Titles receive English PEN grants to support translation into English from Arabic, Farsi, Catalan, Spanish, French, Chinese, Hindi, more.
Trade sales in the USA were up 5.7 percent in November 2021, at $990.4 million, according to the Association of American Publishers’ report.
The first half of the year in foreign rights bought by Chinese publishers, January to June, suggests slow going for adult fiction.
The works in our last Rights Roundup of the year were originally published in Switzerland, Iceland, Spain, France, and the United Kingdom.
The Frank Herbert series may be finding a footing in the Chinese market, where series and relatively recent ‘classics’ are prized.