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London’s Booker Prize for Fiction Names Its 2021 Longlist
July 26, 2021 at 7:05 pm

The newly announced 2021 Booker Prize for Fiction longlist of 13 titles honors proven talent as well as a couple of debuts. The post London’s Booker Prize for Fiction Names Its 2021 Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Rights Roundup: A Monstrous 31 Rights Sales for a Trilogy in Finland
July 23, 2021 at 2:49 pm

Titles in this Rights Roundup come from Finland, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Italy, and they include a single entry with 31 rights sales. The post Rights Roundup: A Monstrous 31 Rights Sales for a Trilogy in Finland appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Penguin Random House: New Stories of Social Impact
July 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Penguin Random House's site focused on the publisher's social outreach has a 2020 update on international projects and growth in diversity. The post Penguin Random House: New Stories of Social Impact appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

The ‘Earthshot’ Prize Moves a Book Into Climate Crisis Channels
July 21, 2021 at 2:51 pm

The 10-year Earthshot Prize for climate-crisis response efforts will see its companion book published in September in the United Kingdom. The post The ‘Earthshot’ Prize Moves a Book Into Climate Crisis Channels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

‘Immersive Media & Books’ Study: Audiobooks and Context
July 20, 2021 at 2:01 pm

The Panorama Project's study includes US consumer engagement with audiobooks in 2020, plus context around reading and other entertainment. The post ‘Immersive Media & Books’ Study: Audiobooks and Context appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

A New Report Evaluates the Indian Publishing Industry’s Prospects
July 19, 2021 at 3:52 pm

The Association of Publishers in India, with EY-Parthenon, offer a look at the multilingual Indian publishing industry and its challenges. The post A New Report Evaluates the Indian Publishing Industry’s Prospects appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

European Writers Council and PEN America Slam Belarus Raids
July 16, 2021 at 11:39 am

The European Writers Council and a consortium of agencies working with PEN America blast the Lukashenko regime's new raids in Belarus. The post European Writers Council and PEN America Slam Belarus Raids appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

London’s International Booker Prize Names Its 2022 Jurors
July 14, 2021 at 4:01 am

For the first time, a translator will chair the International Booker Prize jury, with Singapore-born translator Jeremy Tiang aboard, as well. The post London’s International Booker Prize Names Its 2022 Jurors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

The European and International Booksellers Federation Report on 2020
July 12, 2021 at 11:19 am

A new EIBF report reveals how booksellers in Europe responded to the pandemic in 2020 and what changed in the book retail landscape. The post The European and International Booksellers Federation Report on 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.