Browse archive by date:
  • International Hot Book Properties: Week of May 25, 2015

    A Christopher Nolan-esque Argentinian thriller, two literary Spanish novels, a Finnish YA series, and more are making waves in the global rights scene this week.

  • Repeat Winners In April

    Jussi Adler-Olsen’s The Boundless, the sixth volume in the Danish author’s Department Q crime thriller series, held on to its top spot on Germany’s fiction list last month.

  • Quebecor Sells Archambault Stores to Major Bookstore Chain

    Quebecor announced Tuesday that it will sell Archambault, the large retailer of music, books, and DVDs, with 14 locations across Quebec, to Renaud-Bray, the largest French-language bookstore chain in North America, with 30 locations.

  • Krasznahorkai Wins Man Booker International

    Hungarian author László Krasznahorkai has won the 2015 Man Booker International Prize. The British literary honor, which is award every two years, comes with a £60,000 purse.

  • Young to Retire at Hachette UK

    The retirement of David Young and an expansion of the role of David Shelley are among a number of significant moves announced today by Hachette UK.

  • The Changing Face of STM Publishing

    A recent report valued STM Publishing at $35 billion annually. The report itself makes for a long but interesting read and really serves to highlight the sheer scale of this sector, the importance of technology, and the value attached to licensing.

  • Combined Print, Digital Sales Down for UK Pubs in 2014

    The combined print and e-book sales of U.K. publishers fell by 2% in 2014, to £3.3 billion, according to the new edition of the Publishers Association Statistics Yearbook.

  • Four Questions for...Yellow Kite Publisher Liz Gough

    The U.K. lifestyle publisher talked to us about coloring books for adults, when the paleo diet will have its moment across the pond and what she believes is the 'holy grail' of self-help books.

  • Edwards Leaving Top Post at Orion

    Malcolm Edwards has announced that he will step down as deputy CEO and publisher of the British house at the end of 2015.

  • New Novels Ruled European Bestseller Lists in March

    The bestseller lists in France, Spain, and The Netherlands are heavy on new books.

  • In Norway, YA Publishing Is On the Rise and 'Changing Fast'

    With the young adult boom in full swing, Norwegian publisher and authors look to expand into the lucrative market.

  • London Book Fair 2015: Decoding the Spanish Language Market

    The Spanish language market is not the easiest one to break into. This highlights the importance of cultivating partnerships with international publishers.

  • Greek Publishing Spotlight: An Agent's Perspective

    Greek literary agent Evangelia Avloniti on how publishers in the economically embattled country are faring, fears of "Grexit" and why nonfiction has become so popular among Greeks.

  • Debuts Top International Bestseller Lists

    New titles dominated the top spots on bestseller lists across international markets in February.

  • Four Questions for…Australian Agent Jenny Darling

    We spoke with Darling about a new epic adventure she’ll be talking up at the London Book Fair, and how publishing is a "contact sport" in which it's more important than ever to maintain strong business relationships.

  • Why Do English Language Pubs Lag on Translating Classics?

    One of the greatest post-war Dutch novels, Gerard Reve's 'De Avonden' (or 'The Evenings'), which was originally published in 1947, is finally being translated into English. What took so long?

  • Four Questions for…French Editor Caroline Ast

    We spoke with the deputy editorial director at Paris-based Belfond about the importance of independent booksellers in her country, and the Irish debut novel she's publishing thanks a plug from to Colum McCann.

  • HC Expands Spanish-Language Publishing Efforts

    HarperCollins is creating two new Spanish-language publishing divisions: HarperCollins Español and HarperCollins Iberica.

  • Plum Johnson Wins Canada's RBC Taylor Prize

    Plum Johnson has won the C$25,000 RBC Taylor Prize, one of Canada’s top literary awards for nonfiction for her memoir, 'They Left Us Everything.'

  • London's Calling for Foreign Pubs Who Want New Harper Lee

    Andrew Nurnberg, the British agent who represents Lee, is taking an unusual approach to selling the foreign rights to her forthcoming novel, 'Go Set a Watchman.'

Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
Email Address


Log In Lost Password

PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for digital access, click here. For more information, click here.

The part of the site you are trying to access is now available to subscribers only. Subscribers: to set up your digital subscription with the new system (if you have not done so already), click here. To subscribe, click here.

Email with questions.

Not Registered? Click here.