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  • Saving the King Of Sweden

    Jonas Jonasson’s The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden debuted on Spain’s fiction chart at #1 during March.

  • PRH U.K. Launches Reader Recommendation Platform

    My Independent Bookshop allows book-lovers to set up a virtual bookstore, share their favorite reads and discover, recommend and review books online.

  • Hodder Buys Quercus

    Hodder is buying Quercus in a cash bid of £12.6 million. Quercus announced in January that it expected to make a "significant loss" for the financial year 2013, and shortly afterwards released the news that it was up for sale.

  • Dealing with Rights in Korea: Digital Publishing in Korea 2014

    A seasoned rights agency knows the answers to the following questions: What kind of title will sell and what will become silverfish fodder in the warehouse?

  • The Changing Korean Book Retail Industry: Digital Publishing in Korea 2014

    When online bookstores came on the scene back in 1999, there were around 5,000 brick-and-mortar bookstores in Korea. Today, there are barely 1,500 nationwide.

  • New Releases Top Foreign Charts

    New titles dominated the top spots on February’s bestseller lists across foreign markets.

  • New Study Tracks Canadian Publishers' Digital Progress

    A new report from BookNet Canada released on Monday, tracking the digital publishing programs of the country's publishers, has found that 90% have e-book programs.

  • Hindu Book Controversy Grows

    Amid contested reports that a second book about Hinduism by religion scholar Wendy Doniger may be withdrawn in India, a scholars group is expressing concern about a chilling effect on free inquiry.

  • New Releases on Top in January

    A handful of new titles topped the bestseller lists in the international markets at the start of 2014.

  • Viz Media to Offer Print Manga in India

    In conjunction with its distributor S&S International, Viz Media is expanding distribution of its English language print manga titles into India.

  • Canadian Publishers Adapting to Lower Loon

    Publishers and consumers in Canada who had become accustomed to a Canadian dollar at par with the American dollar are adjusting to what appears to be the new reality: a Canadian dollar hovering around the 90¢ mark.

  • Canada Copyright Protection Inadequate, AAP Says

    The group alleges that the Canadian definition of fair use is subject to an "excessively broad interpretation."

  • U.K. Indie Saqi Books Seeking Investor

    London-based independent publisher Saqi Books is examining its strategy as it seeks an investor.

  • Jonas Jonasson Tops in Sweden, Germany

    In December, Swedish author Jonas Jonasson had the top-selling fiction title in two international markets.

  • PRH UK Unifies Children's Division Under Dow

    Penguin Random House UK has created a single children's division, led by Francesca Dow.

  • Atlantic Restructures, Supported by Allen & Unwin

    Atlantic Books Limited has begun the year by announcing "a significant financial and organizational restructuring."

  • Graphic Novels In Translation From the Nicolas Grivel Agency

    While literature in translation can be a tough sell to U.S. readers, in recent years the Nicolas Grivel Agency, which represents such acclaimed international comics artists as Ulli Lust, Dylan Horrocks and Blutch, has managed to place a host of impressive foreign titles at U.S. publishers.

  • International Bestsellers: France, Germany, Spain

    Books that showed strong on English language bestseller lists in recent months populated the top spots on foreign charts in November.

  • Patrick Janson-Smith to Retire

    Patrick Janson-Smith, one of the most popular figures in modern British publishing, has announced he will retire next autumn.

  • International Bestsellers: November 2013: New Titles Rule The Lists

    Newcomers to the international bestseller lists locked down the top spots in several markets in October. Haruki Murakami’s much anticipated novel Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, the author’s first since 1Q84, hit #1 on Spain’s fiction list (Knopf will publish a translation in the U.S. in fall 2014).

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