Under the transatlantic pressure of writers’ associations and unions, Audible offers a concession. And the authors say it’s not enough.
Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann will acquire Simon & Schuster. If the sale is approved by regulators, the Big Five will become the the Big Four.
Taking home a £50,000 purse, the journalist and author of ‘Ma’am Darling’ wins the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize, focused on nonfiction.
The IPA explores ‘the need for a joined-up, ecosystem recovery roadmap’ to address effects of the pandemic on the world publishing industry.
French booksellers get digital help from Intermarché, as they struggle without an ‘essential business’ exemption during the pandemic.
The week of November 14 kicks off holiday shopping in the US. NPD reports the highest week of book sales so far this year.
A first in its 124 years, the IPA votes women executives into both roles, the UAE’s Bodour president, Brazil’s Karine Pansa vice-president.
Having ramped up its rights trade for five years, the Italian market now looks to a new translation fund to support its overseas sales.
Markets represented in our Rights Roundup today include Finland, Italy, USA, Norway, the Netherlands, Spain, Germany, and Switzerland.
One of four debut novelists among the six writers shortlisted this year, Stuart wins for ‘Shuggie Bain,’ also a National Book Award finalist.