The World Book Day promotion from Amazon Publishing this year offers international reads from several imprints and nine countries.
China Bestsellers in April: Waiting for New ‘Online Lit’
Nonfiction showed some strength, online literature was less buoyant in fiction, and Ultraman held his lead in China’s bestsellers in April.
World Book & Copyright Day: India’s Publishing Conference
The challenges of intellectual property protection in an age of digital distribution are at the heart of the Indian publishers’ free program.
Germany’s World Book Day: ‘I’ll Give You a Story’ of a Secret Lake
The 26th iteration in Germany of the ‘I’ll Give You a Story’ project brings reading and environmentalism to schoolkids this year.
World Book Day: Amazon Publishing’s #ReadTheWorld
Ready for free downloads, this is the fifth year of Amazon’s World Book Day giveaway in international literature, with seven translations.
Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’
Constrained by the pandemic, a small but spirited weekend opens the 2021 UNESCO World Book Capital program in Tbilisi.
On Copyright: IPA’s Praise for Publishers Under ‘Unprecedented Pressure’
‘International copyright treaties and national laws allow publishers to invest in authorship,’ the world publishers’ association says.
World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed
Denouncing ‘systemic exploitation of creators’ and publishers,’ Access Copyright cites more than C$150 million lost in unpaid royalties.
World Book Day: A Rights Roundup From Five Markets
Today’s Rights Roundup, coinciding with World Book Day, includes titles from Germany, Finland, Canada, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Keiichiro Hirano Leads Amazon Publishing’s World Book Day Titles
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.