The campaign by Publishers for Palestine will offer more than 30 free ebooks of poetry, fiction and nonfiction as ‘an act of solidarity’A group of publishers has launched a week-long initiative encouraging people to read books by Palestinian authors and about Palestinian history by offering free ebooks.#ReadPalestine begins on Wednesday and runs until 5 December.…
Independent publishers from Latvia, Ireland, Argentina, and Mexico discuss their challenges at the 37th Guadalajara fair. The post At Guadalajara: The EU Hosts Independent Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Author and illustrator Tom Percival, and his publisher Simon & Schuster UK Children’s, are helping to promote reading among children from disadvantaged backgrounds through a campaign for The Wrong Shoes.
Entertainment, arts and culture agency Premier has bought Edinburgh-based agency The Corner Shop PR Scotland from its founder and m.d. Susie Gray.
Guinness World Records 2024 nabs a second consecutive number in a week which saw Julia Donaldson’s all-time Nielsen BookScan sales eclipse the £220m mark.
The beginning of the holiday season means it’s time for our annual list of our favorite books read (and other cultural creations experienced) during the year. Part 1 today. The post Chefs’ Selections: Best Books Read and Favorite Cultural Creations During 2023, Part 1 appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Marisa Linton’s The Pouka King has won the overall Times/Chicken House Award, the prize of which is a £10,000 publishing contract.
One in 12 children and young people aged five to 18 in the UK say they do not have a single book of their own at home, according to new research published by the National Literacy Trust (NLT).
The Portico Library has won almost £454,000 development grant by The National Lottery Heritage Fund to transform its historic building in the heart of Manchester.
Bookwire's 'WAY' audiobook services are launching in new markets and will be available to French-language publishers early in 2024. The post Germany: Bookwire’s Audiobook Service Goes to Brazilian, English, Spanish Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
More longlists in the 18th cycle of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards: Translation, Criticism, Development of Nations. The post 18th Sheikh Zayed Book Award Longlists: Translation, Criticism, Development appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Martin MacInnes’ In Ascension (Atlantic) has been chosen by booksellers as Blackwell’s Book of the Year 2023. The book was shortlisted alongside Emperor of Rome by Mary Beard (Profile) and Pari Thomson’s debut Greenwild (Macmillan Children’s Books).