French booksellers get digital help from Intermarché, as they struggle without an ‘essential business’ exemption during the pandemic.
Italy’s bookstores are allowed to operate amid COVID-19 restrictions, and Guadalajara becomes UNESCO’s World Book Capital for 2022.
France Créative and the Italian Publishers Association ask that bookstores be allowed to stay open during the latest coronavirus lockdowns in Europe.
More than 250 donor-attendees logged in to the digital edition of the Words Without Borders Gala in support of literature in translation.
Saying that a new coronavirus lockdown could mean ‘cultural isolation for readers,’ France’s book industry asks for a special exception.
French animation studio TeamTO has acquired TV, film and licensing rights to the ‘Ninn’ graphic novel from Belgian publisher Kennes Éditions.
In today’s Rights Roundup, we have work from Canada, Scotland, France, Finland, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, and a study in Yiddish of Russian imprisonment.
Decrying Samuel Paty’s killing as a ‘cruel and cowardly act’ and an attack on freedom of speech, Frankfurt calls for unity.
The largest publisher of translated work is bringing Françoise Sagan’s unfinished ‘Four Corners of the Heart’ into English.
French booksellers say the annual introduction of new books is about the same as usual, but the consumers’ readiness is challenging.