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.
Frankfurt Book Fair may be more focused than usual on independent publishers, as the new ‘Workstations’ meet needs for flexibility.
‘Black Spartacus’ is a biography of Toussaint Louverture, a slave rebellion leader who died before he could see his revolution completed.
Encouraging intra-community reading in diaspora, the new list is announced amid anti-Asian violence in many parts of the world.
Three speakers were heard on issues of racial and social justice, monopoly power, and the evolution of very big tech in book retail.
In Taipei, the Grayhawk Agency was making submissions and getting silence back from the world. In Tel Aviv, Yaniv Iczkovits was launching his new book—a month before the second lockdown.
Amy Klobuchar is the first woman to have been elected to the US Senate from Minnesota. Her new book ‘Antitrust’ was released in April.
Day 2 of digital discussions at the Jerusalem International Book Forum examine the impact of the coronavirus on international book publishing.
In its fourth year, the 2021 Aspen Words Prize goes to Louise Erdrich for her fiction on the Native American struggle for self-determination.
PRH’s international sales shifts affects work in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East; Taylor & Francis and Jisc partner on open access.