The 2020 shortlist for the IPA’s Prix Voltaire honors small publishers in Pakistan, Turkey, Malaysia, and Vietnam, each facing state disapproval.
With an emphasis on current affairs and diversity, the 2020 BookFest outreach program of Frankfurter Buchmesse is open for submissions.
Characterizing Gui Minhai’s treatment by Beijing as ‘meant to scare others into silence,’ the IPA demands new action on the jailed publisher’s behalf.
The January charts for book sales in China strongly reflect the reading recommendations of the national education system.
Organizers of the long-running book fair in Cairo cite security concerns in excluding jailed Prix Voltaire winner Khaled Lotfy’s Tanmia Publishing.
His defense having exhausted its military appeals court options, the imprisoned publisher Khaled Lotfy now can be freed only by Egypt’s el-Sisi.
In England, a new university press award supports the UN Sustainability Goals, and in Switzerland, the IPA’s 2020 Prix Voltaire nominations close this week.
The IPA’s Prix Voltaire awards valor amid challenges to the freedom to publish. Its 2020 winner will be named at the IPA congress in Norway.
Use ‘bribery’ or ‘extortion,’ not ‘quid pro quo,’ writes Roxana Robinson to the ‘Times,’ as the Authors Guild slams Justice’s letter to Hachette.
The Justice Department has written to Hachette about ‘A Warning,’ asserting that its anonymous author may be in violation of nondisclosure agreements.