The world’s largest international book publishing trade show opens its 75th iteration with ‘Chronicles’ of its past right up to this year.
Ukraine’s Vivat Publishing: ‘An Ambitious Plan for 2023’
Vivat Publishing’s CEO says she expects to exceed the company’s 2022 output in 2023 ‘to serve our local readers’ in wartime Ukraine.
IPA’s Prix Voltaire Deadline Week: Censorship, Bannings
Amid final nominations for IPA’s Prix Voltaire, book bannings and charges of censorship raise new controversies in children’s content.
Germany’s Börsenverein Announces a Third ‘Freedom of Expression Week’
This nationwide and international campaign for freedom of expression was instigated in 2021 by the Börsenverein.
IPA States Its Concern for a Missing Egyptian Publisher
Kotopia’s Ahmed Mahmoud Ibrahim, the International Publishers Association says, was detained in Riyadh in October.
IPA’s Prix Voltaire Issues its 2023 Call Worldwide for Nominations
The ninth IPA Prix Voltaire is to be awarded in May at Lillehammer’s World Expression Forum (WEXFO). Nominations are open.
IPA: Egypt’s Prix Voltaire Laureate Khaled Lotfy Out of Prison
The Prix Voltaire-winning Cairo publisher and bookseller Khaled Lotfy was released from prison, the IPA reports, on November 19.
Richard Charkin: A Selective Year-End Assessment
Richard Charkin looks at several book publishing figures and estimates from 2022—and calls for ‘more rigorous analysis of data.’
#FreeAllWords Now Has 71 Translators from 24 Nations
Bialiatski and more: The #FreeAllWords initiative, new this year, focuses on translating the work of Ukrainian and Belarusian writers.
PRH CEO Markus Dohle Stepping Down, End of Year
Having doubled Bertelsmann’s book division revenues and ‘quintupled its profit,’ Markus Dohle is leaving as PRH’s first worldwide CEO.