Nonfiction showed some strength, online literature was less buoyant in fiction, and Ultraman held his lead in China’s bestsellers in April.
The challenges of intellectual property protection in an age of digital distribution are at the heart of the Indian publishers’ free program.
The 26th iteration in Germany of the ‘I’ll Give You a Story’ project brings reading and environmentalism to schoolkids this year.
Ready for free downloads, this is the fifth year of Amazon’s World Book Day giveaway in international literature, with seven translations.
Constrained by the pandemic, a small but spirited weekend opens the 2021 UNESCO World Book Capital program in Tbilisi.
‘International copyright treaties and national laws allow publishers to invest in authorship,’ the world publishers’ association says.
Denouncing ‘systemic exploitation of creators’ and publishers,’ Access Copyright cites more than C$150 million lost in unpaid royalties.
Today’s Rights Roundup, coinciding with World Book Day, includes titles from Germany, Finland, Canada, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
To celebrate World Book Day, Amazon Publishing is offering ‘At the End of the Matinee’ by Keiichiro Hirano and other translations for free download through April 24.
While Nielsen says reading declined ‘slightly’ in the pandemic year, the UK’s World Book Day emphasis is on family reading with youngsters.