A proposed Missouri state bill ‘relating to parental oversight of public library with penalty provisions’ alarms freedom-of-expression advocates.
With journaling books alone rising from fewer than 50,000 units in 2015 to 700,000 in 2019, creativity, motivation, and inspiration are booming.
In the US, the National Endowment for the Arts today announces the recipients of its 2020 translation and creativing writing grants totaling $1.2 million.
Children’s books see a handsome bump of more than 20 percent in October, year over year, as US higher education course materials drop almost 70 percent.
The annual meeting of BISG in April will hear Barnes & Noble and Waterstones’ James Daunt in a keynote address around supply chain issues.
Returning to earlier career experience in comics and graphic novels, Janna Morishima is focusing on visual storytelling in her relaunched agency venture.
The death of a co-publisher has moved up the timeline for an acquisition by Dominique Raccah’s Sourcebooks of Dawn Publications’ children’s nature books.
In its year-opening issue, Words Without Borders collects travel writing from nine authors, translated from German, Polish, Norwegian, Hungarian, and more.
As former Knopf executive Jane Friedman says, the late-December death of Knopf’s Sonny Mehta has reminded many of ‘the glory days of publishing.’
From Italy, the United States, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Spain, and the Netherlands, here’s a year-end look at titles with tidings of brisk rights activity.