The US French Embassy’s books division reports that 32 French titles for kids are among a strong showing of translations in the United States in 2016.
The NYT writes “slimmed-down, simplified and sometimes sanitized editions” of best-selling nonfiction has become a hit with YA readers.
From the university town of Jyväskylä in Finland, publisher Ville Rauvola focuses his attention on narrative non-fiction, making Atena stand out among other Finnish publishers.
Writing for The Atlantic, Kate Newman wonders why memoirs aren’t fact-checked more closely and questions whether a lack of resources is really to blame.
Colleen Higgs of Modjaji Books discusses the challenges of running a independent women’s press that publishes the work of southern African women writers.
Veteran author Christian Jennings offers tips, techniques and strategies on how to write a good non-fiction book proposal for submission.
By Edward Nawotka Friday, April 15, marked the five week anniversary of the 9.0 earthquake and ensuing tsunami that swamped north east Japan, destroying 30 bookstores, damaging several nuclear power plants, and forcing the rest of the country into rolling electrical blackouts. To mark the anniversary, Jim Bonner, director of UK e-book publisher Enhanced Editions, organized a “Read for Japan” …
By Siobhan O’Leary New releases in Germany in 2010 were once again heavily weighted toward fiction titles, which accounted for an overall share of 70% of new titles published (up from 66% in 2009). However, overall title production was down 7% compared to 2009 and 9% compared to the long-term average. According to buchreport, a total of 5431 new titles …