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  • Country Spotlight: Singapore: All Our Coverage

  • Country Spotlight: Singapore: Copyright Update

    The last major updates to the Singapore Copyright Act were in 2004, before the era of tablets, e-readers, and smartphones. The law, which was enacted in 1987, is in urgent need of an overhaul to address the opportunities that have arisen from new technologies, and to close the loopholes that may have resulted from new ways in which copyrighted works are created, distributed, and accessed.

  • Country Spotlight: Singapore: Educational and STM Publishing

    By and large, Singapore’s education system, which is among the most highly regarded in the world, is a boon to its publishing industry. No subject is more popular, or more competitive, than mathematics. Known as Singapore math, the city-state’s mathematics teaching method and curriculum is garnering a lot of attention from teachers, publishers, and education ministries across the globe.

  • Country Spotlight: Singapore: Events to Watch

    The Asian Festival of Children’s Content, managed by the National Book Development Council of Singapore, explores the entire spectrum of children’s content, from creation to distribution to consumption.

  • Country Spotlight: Singapore: Literary Publishing

    Singapore literature, or Sing lit as it is known locally, is getting hot—and it is not because of the island’s tropical climate. Recent months have seen many titles, from literary fiction to middle grade series, getting picked up by overseas publishers, including those from the U.K. and U.S.

  • New Spanish-Language Books, September 2016

    A selection of new Spanish-language titles that are publishing in America.

  • Behind the Swedish Bestseller, 'Quicksand'

    The crime novel, about a shooting in a Stockholm school, has been dominating the bestseller lists in its home country all summer and has sold in 23 territories to date. Its editor thinks it has benefited from critical praise and unusually strong publisher support.

  • Bookouture is Britain's Hottest Digital Publisher

    How a digital publishing company founded in 2012 has racked up a series of bestselling digital titles in the U.K.

  • Ferrante Hits in Germany, Sweden

    Germany saw the first of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels, My Brilliant Friend, at #1 on the fiction list at the end of August.

  • Canadian Publishing 2016: Georgetown Group Celebrates 50 Years

    The little theater attached to the library in the town of Georgetown, Ontario, about a 45-minute drive west of downtown Toronto, is named for John Elliott, the father of Brenda Sisnett, president, CEO, and owner of the Georgetown Group.

  • Canadian Publishing 2016: Big Books for a Big Country

    Canadian publishing is dominated by some familiar names: Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins.

  • Canadian Publishing 2016: Indie Spirits

    Canadian publishing remains robust, in large part due to the commitment and integrity of the country’s independent publishers, which offer titles from diverse voices on many subjects.

  • Canadian Children's Publishers Extend Reach into U.S., TV

    Canada has a pretty good reputation on the world stage when it comes to publishing children’s books,” says Orca publisher Andrew Wooldridge.

  • Canadian Publishing 2016: A Book Lover’s Cultural Department Store

    One area in which Canada may be leading the United States is the stability and even viability of its leading bookstore chain.

  • Canadian Publishing 2016: The World Needs More Canada

    The country’s innovative publishing industry celebrates its unique cultural identity.

  • Behind the French Bestseller, 'Vous n’aurez pas ma haine'

    A grieving father and husband turned a social media post about loss into a bestseller with this memoir, which has sold over 100,000 copies in France since its April release.

  • Publishers Association Issues Brexit Manifesto

    The central organization representing publishers in the U.K. has called on the government to keep barriers to trade "to an absolute minimum" and to publish a clear plan to minimize business uncertainty as it negotiates to leave the European Union.

  • The World's 52 Largest Book Publishers, 2016

    Digital disruptions and soft economies created challenges for even the planet's largest publishers last year.

  • PRH Canada Opens Toronto Bookstore

    On Wednesday, Penguin Random House Canada has opened a new 'Penguin Shop' bookstore on the first floor of the tower that houses the company’s offices at 320 Front Street West.

  • Behind the Italian Bestseller, 'The Catholic School'

    This 1,000-plus-page novel, based on an infamous murder that rocked Rome in the 1970s, has been on the bestseller list in Italy for 22 weeks now.

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