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  • Spain’s Retail Rebound

    Spanish booksellers are starting to bounce back, with help

  • Welbeck Partners with Bookseller Booktopia for ANZ Expansion

    U.K.-based Welbeck Publishing Group is partnering with online bookseller Booktopia to publish books in Australia and New Zealand.

  • Australia's Hardie Grant Completes Buyout

    Insiders at Australian-based publisher Hardie Grant Publishing have bought back all of the shares held in the company by Associated Media Investments, securing, the company said, its "commitment to being an independent, Australian-owned business.”

  • Books for Africa Opens New Atlanta Warehouse

    Books for Africa, a charity that ships donated books from the United States to schools and students in Africa, opened a new warehouse in Atlanta on June 26.

  • Spanish-Language Titles: July 2021

    A round-up of select Spanish-language titles for July with descriptions provided by the publishers.

  • Book Sales Dipped in France in 2020

    Book sales fell 2.3% in France last year, according to France's publishers association, the Syndicat National de l'Édition. Graphic novel sales were a bright spot and saw a 29% sales bump for the year.

  • Egmont Takes Sole Ownership of Cappelen Damm

    Egmont will become the sole owner of Cappelen Damm, Norway's largest publishing house. Together with its ownership of Lindhardt and Ringhof, Egmont ups its share of the Nordic book publishing market.

  • ‘The Missing Sister’ Discovered in Europe

    Lucinda Riley, who died in early June, took multiple spots across European bestseller lists in late May with her Seven Sisters series, published in English by Atria.

  • Legible Launches Browser-Based Reading and Publishing Platform is a new browser-based, mobile-first digital reading and publishing platform currently in beta. "It aims to democratize, decolonize, decarbonize and decentralize the publishing industry," CEO Kaleeg Hainsworth said.

  • Select May–June Spanish-Language Titles

    Select May–June Spanish-Language books.

  • President or Dictator?: PW Talks With Jorge Ramos

    Univision news anchor and author Jorge Ramos discusses his aborted interview with Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro.

  • New Novels Scored Overseas in April

    Valérie Perrin’s third novel, 'Three,' took the top spot on the French fiction bestseller list at the end of April.

  • Korea's Naver Completes Wattpad Acquisition

    Naver, Korea's leading internet platform, has completed its acquisition of Wattpad for more than $600 million in cash and stock. Wattpad will remain headquartered in Toronto, where it plans to add 100 staffers over the next year.

  • PRHGE Acquires Three Imprints from RBA Group

    In Spain, Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial has acquired Molino and Serres, the Spanish-language children’s and YA imprints of RBA group, as well as La Magrana, the company's Catalan-language imprint.

  • Perusing the Papers of a Spanish-language Publishing Legend

    Jorge Herralde, founder of Spanish publisher Anagrama, has just released a collection of his letters.

  • Sheikh Zayed Book Award Winners Announced

    The winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards have been announced. The prize is among the richest and most prestigious awards dedicated to supporting Arabic literature, language, and culture.

  • Martin-Lugand and Zeh Back on Top in France, Germany

    Agnès Martin-Lugand returned to the top of the French bestseller list at the end of March with her ninth novel, 'The Dacha.' Germany’s top fiction title in late March was the pandemic novel 'On Humans' by Julie Zeh.

  • Sweden's Storytel Thrives, Sesamy Launches

    Storytel reached 1.5 million subscribers and continues to expand through aggressive acquisitions in the Nordic countries and abroad. Meanwhile, Sesamy, a new Swedish audio and e-bookseller, promises to end the scourge of "zombie subscriptions" by offering an à la carte sales model.

  • 'Granta' Releases New List of Best Young Spanish-Language Novelists

    'Granta' published its second list celebrating the best 25 young Spanish-language novelists under the age of 35, all of whom are showcased in a new edition of the literary magazine to be published in the U.S. on May 6.

  • Canada Independent Bookstore Day Returns April 24

    Canada Independent Bookstore Day is returning this April 24, with more than 60 stores participating. The event is now being run by the Canadian Independent Bookstore Association, which launched last year.

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