James Byrne examples Burmese literature as it has evolved beyond mass censorship, and saw reasons for cautious optimism.
Author Archives: Dennis Abrams
Dennis Abrams is a contributing editor for Publishing Perspectives, responsible for children’s publishing and media. He’s also the author of more than 30 YA biographies and histories for Chelsea House publishers, a restaurant critic, and a literary blogger.
The Bookseller reports that Saqi Books will be resume its English-language publishing program with plans to release as many as ten titles per year.
In the novel, Preparation for the Next Life (Tyrant Books), author Atticus Lish offers a contemporary American immigration story set in Flushing, Queens.
The Bengali translator of Kafka on the Shore recounts the challenges of convincing Haruki Murakami and his minders to allow the translation.
An article at RBTH looks at how Russian publishers are using that new cover designs to help bring new readers to classic literature.
The UK’s Daily Mail reports that Oxford University Press has banned sausages and pigs from children’s books in an attempt “to avoid offense.”
Oyster, a book subscription service in the United States, has kicked off 2015 with two major announcements, including offering more than 1 million books.
In response to the Charlie Hebdo attack, the International Alliance of Independent Publishers has issued a statement of support for freedom of expression
Simon & Schuster announced the launch of its new video platform, SimonSays. Consumers can pay to watch video courses on health, finance, and self-help.
A list of the richest Chinese authors reveals Zhang Jiajia earned 19.5 million yuan ($3 million) in royalties last year, and he is not alone.