Here’s a summary of TNPS posts from the past seven days.


UK small publishers find new ways to survive as chain bookstores turn them away

HarperCollins’ Harlequin launches romance book website in Australia

The Mogadishu Book Fair: an oasis of tranquility in a troubled land

Small presses and self-publishers left stranded by collapse of Australian distributor

Finalists announced for the Côte d’Ivoire African Literature Prize

Portugal’s indie booksellers seek govt. help to fight the big bookstore chains

Literature to be Ghana’s next cocoa, gold and oil, says Accra International Book Festival

Books by the buggy-load. Images from Big Bad Wolf Taiwan’s 2m English-language book sale

Kobo Walmart ebook / audiobook partnership now live in the US. Here’s what each had to say

San Diego comic convention wins court battle to be the only “Comic Con” in the US

Cadaado Book Fair to debut in Somalia weeks after the Mogadishu Book Fair

Nigeria’s ebook aggregator Publiseer launches in Ghana, the first step in its Pan-Africa expansion

Publishing Perspectives’ interview with the Beijing IBF’s director. The Hot Sheet’s take on indie author access to China