Even as New Delhi’s air quality improves during the nation’s lockdown, the National Book Trust is developing content responsive to the COVID-19 crisis.
On International Children’s Book Day, the new ‘Read the World’ program invites authors to share online readings of their works with children and families during the coronavirus lockdown.
Publisher Chiki Sarkar’s Juggernaut in New Delhi has partnered with Scroll.in to create an online festival in response to India’s stern nationwide lockdown.
Armed with new and disturbing survey information about youth reading from the National Literary Trust, this year’s UK World Book Day hands out book tokens.
French-Canadian literature sees a larger-than-ever presence on the collective stands of ANEL’s Québec Édition, ahead of Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor Canada.
On World Read Aloud Day, literary charity LitWorld works with Scholastic and other global organizations to encourage individuals and communities improve literacy.
As online retailers captured some 70 percent of book sales in the Chinese market, researchers say 2019 saw a downturn of almost 7 percent in new titles.
Penguin Random House has a new UK-built D2C holiday gift selector, and ups its donation to longtime charity partner First Book.
Citing figures that show only 14 percent of South Africans reading books, the South African Book Fair and indigenous language festivals address the issue.
In another period of double-digit growth for China’s book market, children’s books are the largest category by sales and online retail is still growing.