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The German Nonfiction Prize Names a New Venue
September 26, 2022 at 6:36 pm

The 2023 award ceremony, June 1, will be set in Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie, thanks to a new partnership with the city. The post The German Nonfiction Prize Names a New Venue appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Audiobooks: Ghana’s AkooBooks Is Relaunching With Beat
September 23, 2022 at 2:27 pm

Exclusive: The new AkooBooks/Beat platform will reach 19 African nations with audiobooks, podcasts, and ebooks. The post Audiobooks: Ghana’s AkooBooks Is Relaunching With Beat appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

The German Book Prize Announces Its 2022 Shortlist
September 20, 2022 at 9:42 pm

Shortlisted authors will learn only when the winner is announced on October 17 who has been selected the German Book Prize laureate. The post The German Book Prize Announces Its 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Spotify Opens Its US Audiobooks Offer: 300,000 Titles
September 20, 2022 at 11:07 am

As Spotify's new audiobooks service goes live, industry observers are watching for impact on existing distribution and sales. The post Spotify Opens Its US Audiobooks Offer: 300,000 Titles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Banned Books Week: PEN Calls Out ‘a Movement to Censor’
September 19, 2022 at 6:54 pm

In its 'Banned in the USA' report, PEN America makes the case that much of the United States' book banning dynamic is coordinated. The post Banned Books Week: PEN Calls Out ‘a Movement to Censor’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Annual StatShot Report 2021: US Revenues Up 12.3 Percent
September 16, 2022 at 6:13 pm

The Association of American Publishers, in its annual-report estimates, sees a US$3.23-billion jump in 2021 over 2020. The post Annual StatShot Report 2021: US Revenues Up 12.3 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Hong Kong Sentences Five Publishers: IPA Joins Objections
September 15, 2022 at 7:55 pm

Aligned with concerns from world NGOs, the IPA's Einarsson warns of a 'once vibrant publishing market' now 'constrained' in Hong Kong. The post Hong Kong Sentences Five Publishers: IPA Joins Objections appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

The UK’s Nosy Crow Opens a US Company
September 14, 2022 at 8:53 pm

The 12-year-old English powerhouse in independent children's publishing is opening a US office, distributed by Hachette Book Group. The post The UK’s Nosy Crow Opens a US Company appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Ukraine’s Lviv Book Forum: A Hay Festival Hybrid
September 13, 2022 at 5:59 pm

The 29th Lviv Book Forum is being presented next month in a digital partnership with Hay Festival and British Council support. The post Ukraine’s Lviv Book Forum: A Hay Festival Hybrid appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.