The three finalists named for the Cundill History Prize focus on ‘big issues’ all of which have relevance to challenges dogging many societies today.
The Montreal-based Cundill History Prize longlist includes historians’ looks at Islamic culture, US evangelical faith, the Attica Prison uprising, and more.
As our China Bestseller Lists for July go to press, OpenBook’s conference in Beijing has put the 2016 value of the Chinese books market at US$21 billion.
Based on sales at 3,115 physical stores and 11 online retailers, here are the June 2017 monthly bestseller lists from China using OpenBook and Trajectory data.
From crime fiction to medical advice with a sense of humor, both well-known authors and new voices were among the bestselling books in Germany last year.
Human rights lawyer Philippe Sands won the Baillie Gifford Prize for his book on his family’s WWII history, genocide and the origins of international law.
In its annual review of Germany’s entertainment media sector, PriceWaterhouseCooper predicts stable revenue from the German book market through 2020.
An impressive array of fiction and nonfiction is on offer this year at Frankfurt Book Fair, as Canadian publishers’ rights directors talk up their new books.
The ‘overt threat of toxic masculinity’ and ‘the vapid promises of politicians and religion’ in the other: South Africa’s Sunday Times Literature Awards.
‘All the key information of the original title but without all the pages’: startup Joosr offers commuters ‘bite-size mobile learning’ in nonfiction.