A list of successful bidders on F+W Media community properties goes to bankruptcy court for approval in a hearing. Highest bid: $2.9 million for crafts.
Penguin Random House is acquiring the book publishing assets of F+W Media, which include the Writer’s Digest catalog. Communities to be auctioned separately June 13.
The Miami-based Czech news correspondent Jana Ciglerová is the author of the first book to be released in October by the newly established Edice N in Prague.
The new German Nonfiction Prize is designed to be ‘a platform for books and authors whose topics affect people today and inspire them to think and debate.’
Described by Macmillan’s Henry Holt as depicting ‘a president who is increasingly volatile,’ the new book covers Donald Trump’s second year in office.
With sales of nonfiction audiobooks reported by the Audio Publishers Association to be growing in the US, Chronicle launches an audio division.
Credited by some to a growing post-Soviet interest in authoritative information, the Russian book business reportedly sees substantial gains for nonfiction.
The Wolfson History Prize 2019 shortlist includes biographies of Wilde and Victoria, and studies in archeology, ornithology, seagoing wartime commerce, and ‘legacies of Nazi persecution.’
The newly renamed Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award opens today (April 12) for submissions as it announces its new sponsorship regime.
Choosing books ‘we felt took risks,’ the jury of the Rathbones Folio Prize draws its eight-title shortlist from an original pool this year of 80 books.