A new survey from French book publishers indicates that users in lockdown were more interested in reading and adopted more digital formats.
Italy’s bookstores are allowed to operate amid COVID-19 restrictions, and Guadalajara becomes UNESCO’s World Book Capital for 2022.
France Créative and the Italian Publishers Association ask that bookstores be allowed to stay open during the latest coronavirus lockdowns in Europe.
Saying that a new coronavirus lockdown could mean ‘cultural isolation for readers,’ France’s book industry asks for a special exception.
Detailing the damage of the pandemic, the French publishers’ association issues its first report from the crisis with a survey of up some 250 houses.