The Turkish Publishers Association honors a house fighting seven cases of effective bans on books considered ‘harmful to minors.’
PEN America Tracks ‘Educational Gag Orders’
The US chapter of PEN International has issued its May overview of education-based efforts in censorship and policy changes.
At Norway’s WEXFO, Iraqi Mazin Lateef Ali Wins IPA’s Prix Voltaire
The Iraqi publisher Mazin Lateef Ali’s son Abdulmoahimen accepts the 2023 Prix Voltaire for his father, who was abducted in 2020.
US Book Bannings: PEN America Sues a Florida School District
PEN America’s lawsuit includes Penguin Random House, authors, and parents in its plaintiffs in a court filing made in Pensacola.
In London: The British Book Awards Honor Salman Rushdie
Near the conclusion of the British Book Awards’ gala evening in London, the ‘Nibbies’ offer an unexpected honor for Salman Rushdie.
Open Road’s ‘Free Voices’: Selling Banned Books in a New Initiative
The idea behind Open Road’s new ‘Free Voices’ is to market banned books to consumers through the company’s ‘Ignition’ channels.
Norway’s New ‘WEXFO Youth’ Comes of Age
This year’s second outing for Lillehammer’s World Expression Forum opens an extensive and dedicated new program for young people.
On the 90th Anniversary of Germany’s Book Burnings: ‘A Terrible Attack’
Laying out the Börsenverein’s complicity 90 years ago, Germany’s publishers and booksellers commemorate the bonfires of ‘un-German’ books.
Frankfurt’s ‘The Hof’ Features Kyiv’s Yulia Kozlovets
The key guest of Frankfurter Buchmesse’s ‘The Hof’ on May 25 will be the Book Arsenal Festival director, Yulia Kozlovets.
Discussions: Sharjah Booksellers Conference Workshops
In Emma House’s apt programming, workshops held a key interactive dynamic at the Sharjah International Booksellers Conference.