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  • 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.

  • A New Era at Thames & Hudson

    It’s not many publishing companies that can say they beat revenue projections by 40%, but that was the case in the fiscal year ended in March for the U.S. division of the U.K.-based illustrated book publisher Thames & Hudson.

  • ‘Inferno’ Stays Hot

    Dan Brown’s Inferno held onto the top-selling spots on June’s international bestseller fiction lists in a host of European markets, including Germany, France, and Sweden.

  • U.K. Bookselling Adjusting To the New Normal

    Britain’s economic “recovery,” which the Conservative–Liberal Democrat coalition that has run the country since May 2010 once promised would be well in hand by now, has receded beyond the horizon.

  • Brown and More Brown

    Dan Brown’s Inferno not only topped the American charts in May but was also #1 in the month in a wide range of international markets.

  • Quebec Weighs Fixed Prices

    The Government of Quebec announced earlier this month that it will go ahead with a Parliamentary Committee to study the impacts of fixed prices for new book releases.

  • Mysteries, Exposés Dominate Europe

    Roberto Saviano’s ZeroZeroZero, an examination of the cocaine trade, debuted at #1 in his native Italy in April, knocking another famous Italian writer, Andrea Camilleri, from #1 to #5.

  • International Titles Finding New Ways into the U.S.

    According to the University of Rochester’s translation database, 413 translated works of fiction and poetry were released in 2012, up from 370 the previous year.

  • A ‘Perfect’ American Novel Strikes Gold Overseas

    Why isn’t this book more famous?” asked the writer C.P. Snow about John Williams’s Stoner in 1973, eight years after it was first published by Viking Press.

  • ‘Stoner’ Finds Overseas Success

    The most surprising bestseller in international markets in March was in the Netherlands, where John Williams’s classic novel Stoner reached #1.

  • Digital Solutions in India 2013: All our Coverage

    Our complete 2013 print and online supplement on digital solutions in India.

  • We've Got the Transformation Power: Digital Solutions in India 2013

    Now that the worst of the financial crisis is past, the mood is one of the optimism laced with rational exuberance.

  • Start Analyzing This: Digital Solutions in India 2013

    The numbers tell the story or, in the case of e-bookstore analytics, reflect certain behavioral patterns and purchasing tendencies.

  • In a Constant State of Flux and Frenzy: Digital Solutions in India 2013

    Time was, when a company got a winning product (or formula), it was set for a few generations, or at least for several years. Not so today—even less so in the content or in the digital space.

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