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  • What Hispanics Are Buying: Spanish-Language Publishing 2013

    As book publishers continue to expand their offerings to meet the needs of Hispanic consumers, it is important to look at the genres and formats of the books these consumers are likely to purchase.

  • People of the Book: Spanish-Language Publishing 2013

    There is no denying the growing influence the Hispanic population is having on the demographic, social, cultural, and political shifts taking place in the U.S.

  • New Books Top the Overseas Charts

    New titles commandeered the top slots across the bestseller lists in international markets in September.

  • PEN Urges Gov't to Admit Trojanov Into U.S.

    In a letter it issued Tuesday, the PEN American Center is asking the government to revisit its decision to block Bulgarian-German author Ilija Trojanov from entering the country.

  • Rachid O Wins Mamounia Literary Award

    Amid the splendour of La Mamounia in Marrakesh, one of the world's most historic and beautiful hotels, Rachid O received the fourth annual Prix Littéraire de la Mamounia with Analphabètes (published in France by Editions Gallimard).

  • New Releases Hit the Top Spots

    In the waning weeks of summer, debut titles began to populate the top spots on the international bestseller lists.

  • Nelson Thornes to Formally Integrate Into OUP

    The educational publisher has operated from its Cheltenham, southwest England headquarters as a standalone subsidiary of Oxford University Press since it was acquired in January for an undisclosed sum.

  • Canadian Publishing, 2013: A Time of Opportunity

    Despite some trouble spots, Canadian publishers are seeing opportunites for growth. Check out our special report on the state of Canadian publishing to get the scoop on what's really going on in this market of 34-million.

  • TD Bank Makes Children’s Literacy a Priority: Focus on Canada 2013

    Each year in October, TD Bank Group adds glamour to the Canadian children’s literature scene, sponsoring the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Awards gala in Toronto and a parallel event in Montreal for literature in French, including the premiere prizes of C$30,000 for the most distinguished book of the year in each language.

  • The Giller Prize at 20: Focus on Canada 2013

    On September 16, the Scotiabank Giller Prize, in its 20th year, released the longlist for this year’s prize.

  • Children's Publishing in Fall 2013: Focus on Canada 2013

    Not unlike the adult side of the business, children's publishing in Canada looks to be headed for a pretty good 2013 overall.

  • Opportunity Knocks: Focus on Canada 2013

    While the Canadian news headlines have painted a rather dark picture of the country’s publishing scene, those working in the market insist things are not as gloomy as the general media has portrayed.

  • Room to Read Partners with Asia Foundation

    Global literacy nonprofit Room to Read announced a partnership with the Asia Foundation's Books for Asia, which provides donated educational material throughout the region.

  • Koch's 'The Dinner' Becomes Dutch Record-Breaker

    Herman Koch's novel The Dinner (published in the U.S. by Hogarth) has reached a milestone: it is now the most translated modern Dutch novel.

  • Smashwords Debuts India E-book Distribution, Preorder Services

    Smashwords, a self-publishing platform and indie e-book distributor, has launched a series of new features to aid authors and publishers in distribution and marketing of e-books.

  • Dicker Climbs Charts in Italy and Spain

    Dan Brown’s Inferno is still selling well in many international markets, but a few notable titles began to dominate European fiction bestsellers lists in July.

  • Could Book Prices Become Fixed in Quebec?

    In Canadian publishing, all eyes are on Quebec.

  • Printing in Hong Kong, 2013

    Welcome to our special supplement dedicated to printing in Hong Kong, a transformed and varied landscape where bold ventures, aggressive moves, and thinking differently rule.

  • Translation of Autistic Boy’s Memoir Heads To U.S.

    Diagnosed with autism in 1998 at the age of five, Naoki Higashida learned to write on an alphabet grid, painstakingly pointing out one letter at a time on a cardboard keyboard as an aide transcribed those characters into words. Higashida eventually transitioned to writing on a computer keyboard, and at the age of 13 wrote a memoir about living with autism that was released in his native Japan in 2007.

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