On April 23, the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association expects to stream a busy World Book and Copyright Day program online.
French publishers working in the scientific and scholarly journal sector are responding to ministry calls for open content, as Canada’s copyright agency makes another donation to authors losing income in the pandemic.
Capping cries of foul from publishing players, the Internet Archive gets a letter from Thom Tillis, the Senate’s intellectual property chair: No user ‘ can unilaterally create an emergency copyright act.’
The Snow Girl by bestselling author Javier Castillo came out two days before Spain’s coronavirus lockdown. So his publisher Suma took his 30-city book tour online—where thousands of fans were waiting.
While some skepticism has greeted Penguin Random House’s discount-and-coupon offers on print copies, others see a useful exercise in D2C sales.
The translations commissioned as part of this year’s Festival Neue Literatur are available, even as the 2020 iteration of the event is canceled.
Writers from Tunisia, Palestine, Iraq, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States are among those honored today by the world’s most lucrative awards program for Arabic literature.
The public-facing ReedPop program, now postponed from May to late July, is producing a fund-raising Saturday afternoon program to help booksellers.
The FEP is stressing to a meeting of EU culture ministers that publishing industries face ‘a cumulative loss of some 25 percent’ in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Drawn from French, Polish, Arabic, German, Norwegian, Japanese, and Italian, Daniel Hahn’s cauldron of young readers’ work in translation may remind you ‘what children’s stories are capable of.’