Using Libreka’s positioning in the German-language markets, Rakuten OverDrive opens a new partnership, as Germany’s Bookwire expands internationally and wins a Digital Publishing Award.
Since the destruction of the University of Mosul library, momentum is building for Book Aid International’s efforts to coordinate and enable publishers’ contributions to rebuilding.
With support from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the National Book Foundation’s ‘NBF Presents’ expands its events and widens its outreach.
The London Book Fair’s Trailblazer Awards have honored 20 young publishing standouts in four years. And the GLLI YA Translated Book Prize goes to a PRH work.
The new ‘barometer’ report on reading habits in Spain for 2018 shows a growing engagement with readership, later teens reading less.
Québec City’s De Marque acquires MaBiblioNumerique.ca, making it the largest lender of ebooks in French Canada.
SCBWI has opened a new work-in-progress grant program for translators, and GLLI soon will name its first Translated YA Book Prize.
BookNet Canada releases the country’s bestselling English-language book sales of 2018—for both Canadian authors and overall bestselling titles.
The educational charity Book Aid International cites 25 countries as destinations of its books donated by publishers last year.
With Mohsin Hamid’s ‘Exit West’ the title getting the most nominations this year, the Dublin Literary Award this year features 141 books.