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  • New Survey Tackles Tax Issues Around Books

    A survey from the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) and the International Publishers Association (IPA) has highlighted the international disparities in the taxing of books and e-books.

  • A Look at HarperCollins' Global Publishing Strategy

    Earlier this year, HarperCollins announced four new global offices as part of an effort to expand its worldwide publishing program. The move came in the wake of HC's acquisition of Harlequin and, for those involved, like Heleen Buth, editorial manager of HarperCollins Holland, the transition process has been about adapting and re-jiggering publishing programs.

  • Paula Hawkins's 'The Girl on the Train' Is a Hit Overseas

    Paula Hawkins’s debut thriller, "The Girl on the Train," landed at #2 on the Netherlands combined list in May.

  • The World's 57 Largest Book Publishers, 2015

    The growing complexity of international book publishing is reflected in this year’s ranking of the world’s largest publishers.

  • Publishing in Catalan: It's About Making a 'Minority Language' Work

    Catalonia, which sits in the northeast region of Spain, counts 7 million inhabitants. But, with a population that reads as readily in Spanish as it does in Catalan, local publishers face numerous hurdles.

  • An Erotic Evolution: How the Fifty Shades Boom Has Travelled

    With the huge launch last week of E.L. James's new novel, 'Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey As Told By Christian,' the erotica category shows no signs of slowing down. Here's how publishers from India to Italy are making the most of the lucrative category.

  • Brazilian House Abril Educação Makes Major Local Acquisition

    Abril Educação has acquired Editora Saraiva in a deal that brings together the two largest publishing operations in Brazil.

  • Germany's 'Publisher of the Year' Talks Local Trends

    Georg Reuchlein, who was named 2014 Publisher of the Year by Germany's 'BuchMarkt' magazine, talks digitization, discoverability and the German thriller he's publishing this season that he described as "a kind of Berlin 'Chinatown.'"

  • Xander, Eclectic Dutch Publishing House, Celebrates Third Anniversary

    What's in store for the Dutch publisher whose titles have ranged from 'Becoming Steve Jobs' to erotic romance.

  • 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.

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