Friday, April 15, 2016

The Roundup with PW

London Book Fair 2016: Librarians Respond to Hachette CEO's IPA Speech
The International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) is pushing back against Hachette CEO Arnaud Nourry's suggestion that proposed "vast exceptions to copyright law for libraries," would devastate European publishers. more »

London Book Fair 2016: Meet the Woman Who Will Revolutionize Indian Publishing
Chiki Sarkar, who became publisher of Penguin Random House India in 2013, walked away from a major publishing career, for the uncertainty of her new publishing start-up, Juggernaut Books. PW caught with Sarkar at the London Book Fair, just days ahead of Juggernaut's launch, to find out why. more » »

N.C. Law Hurts Bookstores: Malaprop Bookstore/Cafe in Charleston is suffering from business boycotts thanks to a new law its owners condemn.

Online "Discounts" Not So Discounted: E-commerce giants boast some bargains that appear unbelievable—and for good reason.

What the Bible and '50 Shades' Share: What could the Good Book and a steamy erotic bestseller possibly have in common? They're both banned books.

Knausgaard Talks Writing 20 Pages a Day: The 'My Struggle' author sits down with John Freeman in Japan to discuss failure, memory, and literature.

PRH May Sell DK: The "illustrated reference" publishing imprint Dorling Kindersley may soon find a new home.

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