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  • Amazon Pulls Serial Killer's Memoir

    A man convicted in 2007 of murdering six women in British Columbia, had his 144-page memoir removed from the e-tailer on Monday.

  • January International Bestsellers: World English

    Our inaugural world English charts show the impact of homegrown talent.

  • New Titles Rule In Holland

    The top five bestsellers in the Netherlands at the end of January were all new to the list. The #1 bestseller, We Have Got a Kid!, is a miniature edition of Holland’s 2016 Picture Book of the Year of the same name.

  • During Panels, Realities of Cuban Publishing Market Laid Bare

    One of the goals of the U.S./Cuba Publishing Mission was to facilitate discussion about the cultural ties between U.S. and Cuban publishers. Although the U.S. trade embargo with Cuba has cast a long shadow--commercial trade between U.S. firms and Cuban ones remains illegal--publishers remain optimistic about generating new opportunities.

  • Historic Pact Marks New Era in Cuban Publishing

    Publishers Weekly and Combined Book Exhibit signed a memorandum of understanding with the Cuban Book Institute calling for the parties to continue to promote "cooperation and understanding" between the U.S. and Cuban publishing industries.

  • Despite Strong Q3, Indigo Downsized in January

    Although the Canadian retailer just released positive news about its performance through December, it still opted to downsize in January. PW has learned that among the roughly 20 staffers laid off, a number were veteran book buyers.

  • International Bestsellers: Nobel Laureate Alexievich Tops Swedish List

    Check out bestseller lists from France, Italy, and Sweden, where Svetlana Alexievich was the #1 nonfiction title in December.

  • In India, Education and the Government Drive the Publishing Market

    The recent New Delhi World Book Fair highlights the challenges and opportunities in India's massive book market.

  • 2015 Print Sales Up Slightly in Canada

    Unit sales were up by 1%, according to BookNet Canada, while e-book sales remained at the same level they reached in 2013.

  • Publishers Association Names New Chief Exec

    Stephen Lotinga will succeed Richard Mollet as chief executive of the U.K.-based advocacy group for publishers.

  • HarperCollins Shipping Times to Canada Improve

    Canadian booksellers, who reported last month that they were struggling with sluggish shipments from HarperCollins, say improvements have been made. Many, though, are hoping for quicker, more reliable service in 2016.

  • New Canadian Imprint Spotlights Quebec Authors

    QC Fiction, from Montreal-based publisher Baraka Books, will release English translations of contemporary French novels by young Quebec authors.

  • Prize Winner Is Hot in France

    After winning France’s most prestigious literary award, the Prix Goncourt, early in November, "Compass" by Mathias Enard moved up to the third spot in the country’s fiction bestseller list at the end of the month.

  • Behind the Dutch Bestseller, 'Dearest'

    A social campaign helped push Dutch actress Kim van Kooten's debut novel to the top of the charts.

  • HarperCollins Struggles with Shipping Delays in Canada

    During the first holiday shopping season without its Toronto-area warehouse, HarperCollins has been struggling to get shipments to Canadian booksellers in a timely manner, causing frustration and impacting sales.

  • International Bestseller Lists, October 2015

    A number of different authors topped bestsellers lists around the world at the end of October.

  • Baby Boom to Children's Publishing Boon

    The end of China’s one-child policy is expected to drive children’s book sales.

  • André Alexis Wins Canada’s Giller Prize

    The 58-year-old author won the country's most prestigious award for fiction, worth C$100,000, for his novel 'Fifteen Dogs.'

  • Why Publishers Are Vying for 'What's That To Do With Me?’

    Iris Brandt, rights and contracts director at German publisher Kiepenheuer & Witsch, explains why the soon-to-be-published nonfiction book, 'What’s That to Do With Me?,' has been captivating publishers around the world.

  • Book Deals: Week of October 26, 2015

    Pushcart Prize–winner Stephanie Powell Watts takes her debut to Ecco, Diana Palmer gets seven figures from Harlequin, Juliet Nicolson sells a nonfiction title to FSG, and more in this week's notable book deals.

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