The Canadian governor general welcomes winners of the 2019 prize cycle, which recognizes 14 titles from an initial submission of some 1,400 books.
In Canada, a Year-End Look at Bestsellers in Print Fiction, Nonfiction, and Kids’ Books
Listing bestselling work, BookNet Canada takes a look back at this year–and at a decade that started by putting ‘Fifty Shades’ on top.
Amazon Literary Prize Finalists To Be Considered for Prime Video
Already among the world’s richest awards for self-published content, Amazon’s global literary prizes now include a chance at Amazon Studios development.
Grammar Today: Rigid Rules or Rhetorical Choices?
Teaching grammar rules as commandments takes the fun out of working with the language, says the editor of Cengage’s Hodges Harbrace Handbook.
SURVEY: Is it Web or web, Internet or internet, eBook or E-book?
There is not much consensus on the proper way to write out technology-related words. Take our survey and tell us how you do it.
Why is the Middle East Important to British Publishers?
Demand for UK academic titles is growing and Western bestsellers are hits in the Mid East: just 2 reasons why the UK is the country focus as this week’s ADIBF.
Malaysia’s Silverfish Books: Every Book Counts
Silverfish Books in Malaysia focuses on storytelling and Malaysian culture in its books and activities.
Will English Publishers Translate Indian-language Literature?
Current initiatives in India to promote writing in local languages could mean that less Indian literature reaches English-speaking readers
Going Local: Indian Lit Focuses on Native Languages Over English
While many of India’s internationally known authors write in English, national initiatives are focused on promoting India’s native language over English By Tolu Ogunlesi India has four Hindi speakers for every one English speaker. Yet “it is English language publishing in India that gets international — and Indian — attention,” lamented publisher Urvashi Butalia, on Thursday at a Frankfurt Book …
Bonnier Launches Hot Key Books, Hopes for Some Harry Potter Magic
Sara Odedna, former Editor-in-chief of Bloomsbury UK’s children’s division is launching Hot Key Books, a new children’s imprint at Bonnier.
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