A new book market report on Finland’s book market shows the impact of the pandemic and looks at the bestselling Finnish books of 2020.
Atlantis Press, a French publisher of conference proceedings, is bought by Germany’s Springer Nature, which adds to its portfolio a platform that sees 1.5 million downloads monthly.
The importance of Arabic in the scholarly world, our experts agreed, needs to be recognized by bringing more of it to the wider conversation.
Saga Egmont says the acquisition of Mexican audiobook publisher Cuántica Activa Audiolibros fits with its growth in Spanish book markets.
Fran Toolan remains CEO for at least three years, as the US subsidiary of Tokyo’s Media Do acquires all shares of Firebrand and NetGalley.
The merger between Canada’s Wattpad and South Korea’s Naver, says Allen Lau, is built on audience and platform expansion.
Toronto-based Wattpad will retain its leadership team following its acquisition by South Korean tech company Naver, in a US$600 million cash and stock deal.
en titles from illustrator Robert Ingpen now form the basis of a new UK children’s book publishing imprint, Welbeck Children’s Classics.
Wiley announces a head-turning $298 million acquisition of Hindawi that Jay Flynn says can help ‘drive the global research community forward.’
Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann will acquire Simon & Schuster. If the sale is approved by regulators, the Big Five will become the the Big Four.