Author publishes missing Hong Kong booksellers' title online

The author of a controversial book on China's president, believed to be the reason five booksellers from the Mighty Current publishing house in Hong Kong went missing between October and December 2015, has released the title online. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop chain pulls controversial titles linked to missing Hong Kong publishers

A bookshop chain in Hong Kong has been pulling political titles from its shelves following the disappearances of five publishers, known for producing 'gossipy' books about China's political elite.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Missing Hong Kong bookseller shortlisted for the Prix Voltaire

London-based Iranian e-publisher Azadeh​ Parsapour and missing Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai have been shortlisted for the 2018 Prix Voltaire, which rewards "exemplary courage in upholding the freedom to publish and in enabling others to exercise their right to freedom of expression". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hong Kong Booksellers Braving China Chill for Publishers

Hong Kong publishers' latest works on sensitive Chinese topics went on show at a book fair this week, despite gloom over recent detentions of five local booksellers Continue reading at ABC News

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U.S. Publishing Groups Back Hong Kong Bookseller

In a statement, America’s booksellers, publishers, and librarians expressed admiration for Lam Wing-kee and his defense of the right of the Chinese people to read the books they want. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What happened to Hong Kong's 'missing' booksellers? One defies China and speaks out

After nearly eight months in solitary confinement, one of five Hong Kong booksellers who vanished after their detention in mainland China gave a detailed account Thursday of his ordeal, defying not only a gag order but also authorities’ demand that he remand himself to custody. Lam Wing Kee,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fourth missing Hong Kong bookseller returns home

A fourth Hong Kong bookseller has returned home after going missing six months ago. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors and publishers urge US to help missing booksellers

Author and publishing organisations worldwide have banded together to urge the United States' government to investigate the disappearances of five missing Hong Kong (HK) publishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Missing Hong Kong booksellers: US 'disturbed' by disappearances

State department echoes sentiment expressed by chief executive of the special administrative region, who noted threat to one-country, two-systems arrangementThe US said on Friday it was disturbed by reports that five Hong Kong booksellers critical of China’s leaders had disappeared. Related:... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Hong Kong bookshops pull politically sensitive titles after publishers vanish

Suspected abduction of five booksellers prompts fears of mounting self-censorship in face of mainland crackdown on ‘salacious’ publicationsOne of Hong Kong’s leading international bookshop chains has removed politically sensitive books from its shelves in the wake of the mysterious disappearance... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK 'urgently' seeking assistance tracing missing Hong Kong bookseller

The UK's Foreign Office has confirmed that one of the five missing Hong Kong book publishers is a British citizen and has said it is "deeply concerned" over the publishers' apparent abduction and detention. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hong Kong activist hits out at Beijing in video over missing booksellers

After fifth disappearance, umbrella movement’s Agnes Chow criticises China regime in video that has gone viralA young pro-democracy activist in Hong Kong has released a video, which has gone viral, attacking Beijing’s campaign of “political suppression” following the disappearances of five... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market

American professional associations for authors, publishers, and booksellers write to the House subcommittee on antitrust issues about Amazon. The post US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Authors and publishers get creative as book launches are moved online

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and government advice to socially distance, authors, readers and booksellers are thinking of new, exciting and creative ways to launch their books and keep readers engaged after in-person-events get cancelled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hong Kong bookseller sentenced to 10 years in prison in China

A court in eastern China has sentenced a Swedish seller of books that took a skeptical look at the ruling Communist Party to 10 years in prison for "illegally providing intelligence overseas," in a further sign of Beijing's hard line toward its... Continue reading at CBC

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China Sentences Hong Kong Bookseller Gui Minhai to 10 Years in Prison

Mr. Gui, a Chinese-born Swedish citizen, ran a publishing house that appeared to anger the Communist Party Continue reading at The New York Times

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China Sentences Hong Kong Bookseller to 10 Years in Prison

Gui Minhai, a Chinese-born Swedish citizen, ran a publishing house that appeared to anger the Communist Party Continue reading at The New York Times

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Political Publishing in the US: Forthcoming Titles and an Authors Guild Statement on First Amendment Freedoms

As Simon & Schuster prepares to release new political books, the Authors Guild condemns Trump's assaults on the news media. The post Political Publishing in the US: Forthcoming Titles and an Authors Guild Statement on First Amendment Freedoms appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Whereabouts of 'released' Hong Kong bookseller unknown, says daughter

Gui Minahi, the Hong Kong bookseller and publisher detained in China since October 2015, has been released from prison in China, the Swedish embassy has been informed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kidnapped Hong Kong bookseller on IPA’s Prix Voltaire shortlist

Gui Minhai, the Hong Kong-based publisher and bookseller kidnapped by Chinese agents in October 2015, and still in detention in China, features on this year’s shortlist for the International Publishers Association’s Prix Voltaire. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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