The violent state arrest of the Georgian opposition leader Nika Melia prompts a message of alarm to the publishing community from Tbilisi.
Italy’s bookstores are allowed to operate amid COVID-19 restrictions, and Guadalajara becomes UNESCO’s World Book Capital for 2022.
The Sharjah Market Focus program at London Book Fair brings two pavilions to the trade show, as well as a stand featuring Sharjah’s World Book Capital year.
Backing ‘the journey of a historic cultural icon’ in Nairobi, the Sharjah World Book Capital program announces support for the McMillan Library restoration.
Africa is ‘one of the most under-represented regions in global literature,’ Bodour Al Qasimi tells IPA’s Nairobi seminar. ‘We want you to reverse these facts.’
At the International Publishers Association’s Africa Seminar in Nairobi, the IPA’s lead on inclusivity and literacy looks at issues and trends.
A fast-updating ticker from Amazon Charts is displaying how many pages have been read in nine AmazonCrossing translations that can be downloaded free through April 24 in recognition of World Book Day.
Athens learns it’s UNESCO’s World Book Capital 2018 and that its largest bookstore, the 118-year-old Eleftheroudakis, is going under.