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  • First-Ever Canadian Authors for Indies Day Set for May

    After hearing about the Indies First campaign in the U.S., Canadian author Janie Chang decided a similar initiative should be brought to Canada. The result is Canadian Authors for Indies Day, which will take place May 2, 2015.

  • Houellebecq Ranks In France, Italy

    New titles swept the top of France’s fiction bestseller list in January, led by Marc Levy’s "She and Him."

  • Canadian Miniseries Boosts 'Book of Negroes'

    The TV miniseries adaptation of Lawrence Hill’s award-winning novel is proving a major sales boost for the title, originally released in 2007.

  • Native Tongues: Middle East Fiction in Translation: Middle East Books 2015

    In an oft-cited statistic, Chad Post, publisher of Open Letter Books at the University of Rochester and an outspoken advocate for books in translation, estimates that 3% of fiction and poetry books published in the U.S. are translations.

  • Audio: A Rights Market Heats Up

    The rights marketplace has certainly seen 2015 begin with a bang and nowhere more so than through the glut of audiobook licensing deals being completed.

  • Four Questions for…Kinneret Zmora's Ziv Lewis

    We spoke with Ziv Lewis, foreign rights/acquisitions manager of Kinneret Zmora in Israel, about the difficulties of dealing with his country's new Fixed Price Law, the joy of reading 'Hebrish' and the 'game-changing' novel his house is releasing this year.

  • Follett Climbs the International Bestseller Charts

    María Dolores Redondo’s novel Offering to the Storm debuted at #1 on Spain’s fiction bestseller list in December.

  • HC Folding Harlequin U.K. Into London Operation; Aligning NA Sales Forces

    As HarperCollins' integration of Harlequin moves forward, HC announced that it will be making Harlequin UK (HUK) a division of its U.K. business, while in North America it will align HC's and Harlequin's sales forces.

  • Canadian University Acquires Novels With Oscar Wilde Link

    The University of British Columbia Library has acquired two rare, 19th-century novels that scholars believe may have been written by Oscar Wilde.

  • Marunas Named Publisher at Quercus U.S.; Shelley to CEO at Little, Brown U.K.

    Nathaniel Marunas has been named publisher of the U.S. division of British publisher Quercus, and David Shelley has been named as the successor to Ursula Mackenzie at Little, Brown U.K., with MacKenzie set to retire.

  • Four Questions for...Intrinseca Publisher Jorge Oakim

    We talked to Oakim, publisher of the Brazilian house Intrinseca, about his knack for finding bestsellers, the challenges facing publishers in his country, and some of the titles he's most excited about on his forthcoming list.

  • New Books Rule In November

    David Foenkinos’s "Charlotte," the story of a German painter who died at Auschwitz at the age of 26, rose six spots to hit #1 on France’s fiction list in November.

  • Four Questions for...Dutch Editor Diana Gvozden

    We spoke with Diana Gvozden, acquiring editor for the new publishing venture Hollands Diep, about building a new imprint and her acquisitions strategy.

  • Canadian Aboriginal Lit Finds New Success

    Aboriginal writers in Canada have seen waves of success before, but some industry members believe the current wave could make a bigger impact on Canadian readers and literature than any in the past.

  • Nobel Winner Modiano Tops the French Bestseller List

    New releases nabbed the top spots on bestseller lists across international markets in October.

  • Kinew Named New Host of Canada Reads Competition

    Wab Kinew will be the new host of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s annual battle-of-the-books competition, Canada Reads, replacing Jian Ghomeshi.

  • Four Questions for...Australian Publisher Michael Heyward

    We talked with Michael Heyward, who runs Australia's Text Publishing, about his house's classics list, a true crime title he's excited to launch in the U.S., and the advantages of being a small publisher.

  • Casemate Buys IPM

    The Oxford-based Casemate Group is to acquire International Publishers Marketing, the trade book distributor based in Dulles, Va.

  • King Wins Canada's Governor General’s Award

    Thomas King won in the fiction category for 'The Back of the Turtle' (HarperCollins Canada), his first novel in 15 years.

  • Staff Restructuring at PRH Canada

    Yesterday, the publisher announced that Lynn Henry, who has been with Doubleday Canada since 2010, will take on the newly created role of publishing director of Knopf Canada, now reporting to PRH Canada publisher Anne Collins.

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