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Premières Rencontres des organismes européens du livre, une forte mobilisation

Date:September 16, 2014

Vendredi 4 et samedi 5 avril, le Centre national du livre organisait les 1ères Rencontres des organismes européens du livre, dans le cadre du Forum de Chaillot organisé par Aurélie Filippetti, ministre de la Culture et de la Communication.  À l’ini


Thai Publishers Using Social Media to Find Readers and Writers

Date:September 16, 2014

​By Dennis Abrams Writing for the Bangkok Post, Kong Rithdee reports that “bloggers and netizens are being tapped by traditional publishers dedicated to the noble goal of passing on the reading bug – while making a few baht in the process.” He cit


Ebooks on course to outsell printed editions in UK by 2018

Ebooks on course to outsell printed editions in UK by 2018
Date:September 12, 2014

​ Nigel Newton, chief executive of the Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury, said the surge in ebooks had fuelled a 'golden age of reading'. Photograph: Justin Sutcliffe   The ebook will overtake the paperback and hardback as Britons' preferred forma


In the Global Book Market, India and Brazil Remain Hot

In the Global Book Market, India and Brazil Remain Hot
Date:September 12, 2014

​Andre BreedtBy Roger Taholm India would seem to be the place to be if you are a publisher, according to figures revealed by Nielsen’s Andre Breedt in his swift overview of the global book market as the London Book Fair wrapped up last week.  No


Le Van du livre français en Australie - une itinérance de 4 000 km

Date:September 12, 2014

  La librairie Le Forum a démarré en janvier 2014, pour sa 10e année d’existence, un projet ambitieux dans toute l’Australie, grande comme 14 fois la France. Même si nos navigateurs français comme La Pérouse en 1788 et Baudin en 1801 ont laissé de


Man Booker prize shortlist 2014 includes US authors for the first time

Man Booker prize shortlist 2014 includes US authors for the first time
Date:September 12, 2014

​Two American authors line up with British novelists including Ali Smith and Howard Jacobson Global reach … the Booker shortlist 2014 British writers have clinched three spots on the Man Booker prize shortlist after the UK's most prestigious liter


THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE-LONGLIST

Date:July 31, 2014

​The first Man Booker Prize to admit novels from across the globe as long as they are written in English has published its longlist. Following much discussion, the six judges chaired by philosopher Anthony Grayling chose 13 books by four Americans,


Le Brésil, invité d'honneur du Salon du livre de Paris en 2015

Date:July 30, 2014

​Après avoir mis l'Argentine à l'honneur cette année, le Salon du livre de Paris a choisi le Brésil comme pays invité pour sa prochaine édition du 20 au 23 mars 2015.Le Salon du Livre a accueilli quelque 198.000 visiteurs en quatre jours. Affichant


Literary scholars raise unpublished poems Neruda

Date:July 30, 2014

Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) is even over 40 years after his death one of the most important Latin American poets. Now, in a manuscript collection of 20 unpublished poems have been discovered. As the Pablo Neruda Foundation in Santiago de Chile announce


Rooster App Delivers Books in Easy-to-Digest, Bite-Size Chunks for Busy People

Date:July 30, 2014

​Finding time to sit down with a good book is challenging when you’re constantly faced with work deadlines, taking care of your kids or just dealing with life in general. But a new service called Rooster is looking to fix that by delivering novels i