Laying out the Börsenverein’s complicity 90 years ago, Germany’s publishers and booksellers commemorate the bonfires of ‘un-German’ books.
AI and the Book Business: AAP’s Annual General Meeting
Maria A. Pallante’s outline of AI’s considerations for publishing was the highlight of AAP’s 2023 annual meeting, streamed from Washington.
California Rep. Judy Chu To Be Honored by American Publishers
The 2023 annual general meeting of the Association of American Publishers: Issues in politics, history, copyright, and the industry.
Anne Applebaum to the AAP: ‘Publish the Opposition’
Author and essayist Anne Applebaum told American publishers at their annual meeting that they have a role to play, both in Russia and China.
Penguin Random House, Authors Guild on Book Bannings
As book-bannings sweep the United States, two campaigns from the industry demonstrate different styles and tones of response.
Publishers’ Conference in Spain Sparks International Discussions
With attendees from some 40 countries, this week’s International Alliance of Independent Publishers conference reflected an issue-driven, reader-oriented community.
PEN America Gala Features Obama, Yovanovitch, Albright, Streep
‘James Baldwin didn’t have to go out and get votes,’ says Barack Obama in a taped interview in the PEN America gala.
Freedom in Turbulent Times: Steinmeier in Frankfurt
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.
Canada’s Qurtuba Publishing House: ‘Reclaiming the Muslim Narrative’
Producing practical books for Muslims in contemporary culture, Ottawa’s Qurtuba Publishing House considers readers’ responsibility as well as society’s.
‘Words Move’: Germany’s Guest of Honor Program Opens at Warsaw Book Fair
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.