The 2022 AAP Jeri Laber Award honors Venezuela’s Editorial Dahbar, ‘one of the few publishers still operating in the country.’
Awards: The International Booker Prize 2022 Longlist
The 13-title 2022 International Booker Prize longlist includes three books each from Tilted Axis Press and Fitzcarraldo Editions.
Awards: Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu Wins the PROSE Hawkins Honor
Seeing what the Vietnamese experienced ‘narrated through their skin,’ NYU’s Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu wins the AAP’s 2022 RR Hawkins Award.
Gold House Issues a New Asian and Pacific Islander Reading List
Tasked with bringing more cohesion to the Asian and Island Pacific communities in diaspora, Gold House names the first six of its 2022 books.
Guatemala’s F&G Editores Wins AAP’s Freedom to Publish Award
Raúl Figueroa Sarti, thanks AAP for helping to expose ‘the risks that freedom of expression and publication are experiencing today.’
NPD Books: US Sales of Social Justice and Race Books Soar in 2021
In the first five months of 2021, books on race and social justice sold 700,000 more units than in the same part of 2020.
AAP Annual Meeting Speakers: Lemon, Klobuchar, Stone
Three speakers were heard on issues of racial and social justice, monopoly power, and the evolution of very big tech in book retail.
AAP Honors Amy Klobuchar With Its 2021 Distinguished Public Service Award
Amy Klobuchar is the first woman to have been elected to the US Senate from Minnesota. Her new book ‘Antitrust’ was released in April.
Hachette USA Cancels Publication of Woody Allen Book, ‘After Listening’
After Hachette Book Group employees walk out in protest–and Ronan Farrow breaks with the publisher–the Big Five house reverses course on Woody Allen’s memoir.
Hachette USA Employees Walk Out to Protest Woody Allen Book
Between 75 and 100 Hachette Book Group employees in New York City and Boston condemn their publisher’s acquisition of Woody Allen’s autobiography, as Ronan Farrow leaves Hachette in protest.