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  • Book Sales Up in U.K. and France

    Booksellers in the U.K. and France are reporting strong results, with two-thirds of booksellers in the U.K. reporting stronger holiday sales, and booksellers in France seeing a drop in December but an overall sales hike in 2019.

  • U.K.'s Book People Collapses, Again

    The Book People, the U.K. online discount bookseller, which also operates pop-up stores at schools and businesses, has gone into administration, a U.K. term similar to filing for bankruptcy protection.

  • New Round of Tariffs Suspended

    Tariffs that were scheduled to be placed on a range of children's books printed in China on December 15 have been suspended by the Trump administration following a "phase one" trade agreement reached Friday between the U.S. and China.

  • Obama, Atwood Among Canada's 2019 Bestsellers

    Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' was the bestselling English-language print book in Canada for the second year, according BookNet Canada SalesData. Margaret Atwood and Malcolm Gladwell were the top Canadian fiction and nonfiction authors.

  • Big Bad Wolf Targets Middle East and Africa

    Big Bad Wolf Ventures, a company based in Malaysia that runs large-scale, 24-hour book sales, is opening an office inside the Sharjah Book Authority Free Zone in the UAE to service the Middle East and Africa.

  • Egypt’s Bookish Revolution

    Egyptian publishers are taking more risks in the post-Mubarak era.

  • Beijing's Iconic English-language Bookstore to Close

    The Bookworm in Beijing, a community hub for expats and host of a popular annual literary festival, will close after zoning changes targeting "illegal structures" in the city prevented them from renewing their lease.

  • Indigo Sales Slide 7.6% for the Quarter

    Canada's leading book retailer reported yet another quarter of declining sales, with a total sales decline of 7.6% for the second quarter of its current 2020 fiscal year compared to a year ago.

  • Snowden Hits European Bestseller Lists

    American whistleblower Edward Snowden’s memoir, 'Permanent Record,' hit a number of bestseller lists in Europe in September.

  • Academic Publishing in China 2019: All Our Coverage

    Welcome to our latest coverage on the Chinese academic book market.

  • Where Are Books Banned? All Across the Globe.

    As a new map plainly shows, book banning knows no boundaries.

  • Global Pubs Turn to Blockchain and Crowdfunding

    Canada’s Prescient Innovation plans to launch an e-bookstore that uses blockchain, and Italy’s Bookabook sees growth with its crowdfunding model.

  • Urbanization Spurs Major R&D in China

    Keeping up with urban demands has benefitted various industries, including academic publishing.

  • A Quick Visit to Two Academic Bookstores

    PW drops by the tranquil Tongji Bookstore, in Shanghai’s Yangpu district, and Boku Tianmu Bookstore, in Hangzhou.

  • Chinese Academic Publishers In Profile

    Spotlighting China's major academic pulishers: China Translation & Publishing House; East China Normal University; Guangxi Normal University Press Group; Tongji University Press; and Zhejiang Publishing & Media Company.

  • Checking on the Academic Book Market in China

    China’s academic book segment is flourishing amid market shifts and technological advances.

  • A Selection of Titles from Chinese Academic Presses

    Chinese university presses are transforming their publishing programs to meet local market demands and increase exports.

  • ‘The Girl Who Lived Twice’ Ruled in August

    Translations of Swedish novelist David Lagercrantz’s latest Millennium novel, 'The Girl Who Lived Twice,' were popular across Europe in late August.

  • Litigating Literature in Canada

    A Canadian author on why working in publishing gave her resilience.

  • Canada’s Wattpad Gets Into Print

    Why print? Why now? Wattpad Studios deputy general manager Ashleigh Gardner explains.

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