A shortlist for the 2023 Cundill History Prize is expected from the jury in late September, finalists in October, a winner in November. The post Canada’s International Cundill History Prize Names Its 2023 Jury appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The Scottish Books International program stages authors in Germany in its Scottish Books Showcase series, with music by Assynt. The post New Scottish Books Showcase: Focus on Germany appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Three decades ago, if you wanted a trade book, you went to a bookstore or a bigger merchant like Wal-mart or a department store with a book “section”. It was actually hard to get a book any other way. That really changed starting with Amazon in 1995 and has continued to splinter since with a…
For a third year, publishers, publishing houses, and booksellers will enjoy no-fee participation in all Abu Dhabi book fairs. The post Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center Waives Exhibitor Book Fair Fees appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
A number of booksellers have reported feeling the pinch recently due to a combination of shifting spending habits and several bank holidays, reflecting Bookseller analysis indicating a sluggish start to 2023.
Henry Fraser’s autobiography The Little Big Things, published by Orion Non-Fiction, will be adapted into a musical.
Alex Wharton and Nia Morais have been appointed children’s laureate Wales and bardd plant Cymru (Welsh-language children’s poet laureate), respectively.
Salman Rushdie is writing a book about being stabbed on stage in New York last year, which left him without sight in one eye.
Caroline Bovey and Julian Mash have been appointed to Bloomsbury UK as UK sales head of non-fiction and UK sales head of special interest titles, respectively.
The percentage of children who say they enjoy writing in their free time has dropped to a just 34.6%, down from 46% in 2010, according to new research by the National Literacy Trust (NLT).