Even as New Delhi’s air quality improves during the nation’s lockdown, the National Book Trust is developing content responsive to the COVID-19 crisis.
Berlin’s Hatje Cantz is using the pandemic’s restrictions to explore art and its books, and New York’s MoMA offers educators’s tools to parents.
The 69-nation International Publishers Association joins the #LearningNeverStops coalition led by UNESCO to respond to the education crisis.
Essays from 25 authors on the pandemic are collected by Mauri Spagnol’s Garzanti to benefit Bergamo’s Pope John XXIII Hospital in Bergamo.
As print sales fall, Czech publisher Grada focuses on its digital subscription platform and much-needed tech upgrades to meet the growing demand for digital content.
The original languages of the novels shortlisted for the International Booker Prize are Spanish, German, Dutch, Farsi, and Japanese.
ProQuest platform users are being given access to the Coronavirus Research Database which aggregates and parses COVID-19 content for fast access by researchers.
On International Children’s Book Day, the new ‘Read the World’ program invites authors to share online readings of their works with children and families during the coronavirus lockdown.
Literary agents at 2 Seas Agency say that, thanks to digital communication, publishers working from home are actively reading submissions and making offers.
In an attempt to maintain its place in international rights for children’s and YA content, Bologna Children’s Book Fair announces an online trading program.