The five Americans on the Booker Prize long list confirms fears that Britons would be side-lined following the controversial change to let them compete.
The Zimbabwe Book Fair, once the key event in African publishing, has declined. This year, a focus on growing the knowledge economy is giving it new life.
Translator and writer Ghassan Hamdan believes that ‘introducing famous Iranian Sufis to Arab readers’ can help ease tension between the two cultures.
Oklahoma poet Nathan Brown is garnering attention during his book tour for a poem touching on the life of Presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Operated by Shibuya Publishing Booksellers, the new Book & Bed capsule hotel in Tokyo ‘invites bibliophiles to sleep in the stacks’ of an actual bookstore.
Jet Blue, Random House and Mary Pope Osborne are giving away free kids books through a program that places book vending machines in underprivileged neighborhoods.
Jessie Hartland knew many people interested in Steve Jobs wouldn’t read Walter Isaacson’s 630-page biography, so she depicted Job’s life in a graphic novel.
Seth Meyers on Late Night, a US TV talk show, has embraced interviewing novelists and the result is often a boost in book sales following broadcast.
At Asymptote, Editor-at-Large Poupeh Missaghi looked at state of translation in Iran, where publishers often forgo securing foreign rights.
Authors can debut at any age — even after 40, the de facto cut off for young writers — and in the UK a new group is fighting the ageist bias.