Author and essayist Anne Applebaum told American publishers at their annual meeting that they have a role to play, both in Russia and China.
As book-bannings sweep the United States, two campaigns from the industry demonstrate different styles and tones of response.
With attendees from some 40 countries, this week’s International Alliance of Independent Publishers conference reflected an issue-driven, reader-oriented community.
‘James Baldwin didn’t have to go out and get votes,’ says Barack Obama in a taped interview in the PEN America gala.
The Federal President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, visited the Frankfurt Book Fair and spoke with authors on stage about democracy and freedom of speech.
Producing practical books for Muslims in contemporary culture, Ottawa’s Qurtuba Publishing House considers readers’ responsibility as well as society’s.
Themed on the concept of words’ power to have impact, the German Guest of Honor program has opened at Warsaw Book Fair, and continues this weekend.
Turkish Novelist Aslı Erdoğan and translator Necmiye Alpay remain in detention; IPA, FEP, and EIBF issue a joint call for their freedom.
PEN America’s new report asserts that ‘diverse books’ frequently are the first to be yanked when it comes to book challenges and ‘soft censorship.’
Chennai’s high court decides in favor of author Perumal Murugan and freedom of expression, denying a petition to ban his writing because some local readers found it offensive.