Today’s Rights Roundup brings together work from Bogota, Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden and Norway, emphasizing fiction.
Collective online bookselling site Les Libraires went a long way toward helping Québec’s bookstores stay afloat in 2020. (Sponsored)
Some children’s book publishers in Russia forecast growth in 2021, but another publisher cautions that ‘oversupply’ and ‘low-quality books’ are problematic.
While Nielsen says reading declined ‘slightly’ in the pandemic year, the UK’s World Book Day emphasis is on family reading with youngsters.
Citing ‘a sharp rise in complaints’ about companies that charge writers to produce their work, author-advocacy unions open a study.
Developing ‘global governance around combating anti-science,’ writes Peter Hotez in his new book, is key to ‘Preventing the Next Pandemic.’
Walking more than 12 miles per day, Richard Charkin has time to explore ‘the importance of audio and audiobooks.’
The Jerusalem forum has announced digital programming for May, with an eye to a physical event and the next Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship in 2022.
Publishers and distributors in Spain open an international registration hub, as Frankfurt takes applications for its 2021 translators program.
Novels from Yemen, Tunisia, Morocco, Iraq, Sudan, Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait are on this year’s longlist.