Exclusive: In this second of our pre-publication excerpts from Richard Charkin’s ‘My Back Pages,’ a look at what Charkin describes as a ‘mismatch of incentives’ in literary publishing.
In England, the Yoto Carnegies Announce Children’s Books Shortlist
From the Yoto Carnegies, the Shadowers’ Choice Medals will again engage selected school programs, with sponsorship from Scholastic.
France’s Biennial Salon du Livre Africain Grows in Its Second Edition
The second iteration of the Salon de Livre Africain du Paris featured some 60 publishers from France and 11 markets in Africa.
London Book Fair: A Keynote From Mayor Khan on the Climate Crisis
With a focus on Ukraine and daily keynotes each morning, London Book Fair’s programming is beginning to take shape.
February’s China Bestsellers: A Crime Drama Knockout
Catapulted to the top of February’s list just weeks after its show’s premiere, ‘The Knockout’ smacks down ‘The Three-Body Problem.’
British Book Awards: Trade and ‘Book of the Year’ Shortlists
The British Book Awards contenders for Book Trade and Book of the Year are announced, with the shortlists consisting of 29 categories.
London Book Fair’s New Director Gareth Rapley: ‘A Rich History’
The new director of London Book Fair, Gareth Rapley talks about the trade show ahead in mid-April and its place in the industry.
Richard Charkin: ‘Cutting-Edge Publishing Technologies of the 1970s’
Exclusive: Today, we open our series of excerpts from Richard Charkin’s ‘My Back Pages,’ releasing on April 17 from Marble Hill.
Rights Edition: Tove Jansson’s Moomin Characters Licensed to Barnes & Noble
Almost 80 years after the first of Tove Jansson’s Moomins appeared, the US market finds the durable characters at Barnes & Noble.
Rights Edition: A Young Egyptian Publisher for Naguib Mahfouz’s Writings
In Egypt, a new publisher for the Naguib Mahfouz estate’s Arabic-language rights means a fresh outreach to younger readers.