After more than four decades in the book business, Hachette UK’s group communications director Clare Harington will retire with a wide network of friends in the industry.
Having started with S. Fischer, Holzbrinck now has added its other publishing divisions to the IPR License Instant Permissions system.
Termed a ‘shock announcement’ by the Booker Foundation, a 1993 rule against splitting the Booker is defied by this year’s jury, led by Peter Florence.
Lemn Sissay has named Ethiopia’s Befeqadu Hailu to English PEN’s Honor. And PEN America’s Jennifer Egan blasts the Nobel’s choice of Peter Handke.
In a ‘Library Week’ competition from the UK’s CILIP, library supporters build their visions of the future in Lego and head for a festival this weekend.
Small presses and writers gathered during the weekend in London at a ‘Book & Zine Fair’ to highlight UK and international content in Spanish.
Originally framing Trump’s EU tariffs as ‘damaging to the trade and in nobody’s interest,’ the export-reliant UK Publishers’ Association raised the alarm.
UK translator Simon Bruni and author Paul Pen become so fluent in each other’s work that they discuss Pen’s in-progress manuscripts with translation in mind.
Set at London’s Barbican Centre on October 10, the UK Publishers Association’s Brexit Forum is will offer discussions on key Brexit challenges and legal advice for book publishers.
The condemnation of the withdrawal of an award from author Kamila Shamsie on political grounds has gained momentum with a major objection from authors