After years in the court system trying to regain copyright revenue for educational content, Canada’s publishers and authors look to Parliament.
The United Kingdom’s Costa Book Awards Name Five Shortlists
With the ‘book of the year’ winner to be announced on February 1, the Costa Book Awards will name its 2021 winner in 2022.
Doire, an Irish Independent Press, Readies Pandemic-Inspired Books
Ireland’s independent Doire Press tests the issue of reader interest in literature based on and in the pandemic.
From London Book Fair: European Booksellers on Brexit
The pandemic’s effects on bookselling have been mingled with those of Brexit, as booksellers from Sweden and Ireland explain.
The UK/Ireland World Book Day Emphasizes Family Reading
While Nielsen says reading declined ‘slightly’ in the pandemic year, the UK’s World Book Day emphasis is on family reading with youngsters.
Monique Roffey Wins the UK’s Costa 2020 Book of the Year Award
Roffey’s book, based on a Taino legend, is set in 1976 on the Caribbean island of Black Conch. Tessa Sheridan has won the Short Story Award.
Costa Book Awards Names Its Three Short Story Finalists
Three writers who work in literature and screenwriting are behind the shortlisted trio of works in the Costa honors’ 2020 cycle.
UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners
The five category winners of the 2020 Costa Book Awards are announced, with the ‘book of the year’ honor to come later this month.
International Authors’ Groups Not Satisfied in #Audiblegate Dispute
Under the transatlantic pressure of writers’ associations and unions, Audible offers a concession. And the authors say it’s not enough.
The Costa Book Awards Program Announces Its 2020 Shortlists
Twenty writers from the United Kingdom and Ireland have been chosen from an initial pool of 708 Costa Book Award entries.