The U.S. National Endowment for the Arts announced that 16 translators will receive grants to support the translation of works from 13 languages into English.
Belgian researchers report that the aroma of chocolate inspired bookstore shoppers to stay in the store longer, while boosting the sales of certain genres.
The 2013 longlist of fiction for the Man Booker Prize will surprise and intrigue in equal measure. The shortlist will be announced in September and the winner on October 15.
The Faulkner estate sued Sony for copyright infringement in Woody Allen’s movie, Midnight in Paris, in which a character paraphrases a Faulkner quote. The judge dismissed the case citing fair use.
BookExpo America’s 2014 Global Market Forum will be have an exciting new focus, Books in Translation: Wanderlust for the Written Word.
Publishing Perspective’s reading group focused on Shakespeare, The Play’s The Thing, begins its exploration of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, King Lear.
Although an ongoing economic crisis has brought a new love of books to Spaniards, budget cuts are effecting the abilities of libraries to meet the public’s needs.
A new report from BISG highlights student’s increasing efforts to find alternatives to traditional texts, as well as faculty concerns over costs and value.
Upset by the ‘not guilty’ verdict in George Zimmerman’s trial, one Twitter user started a campaign that ended Martin Literary Agency’s representation of Juror B37’s planned book.
After it was revealed that JK Rowling wrote the crime novel, The Cuckoo’s Calling, under pseudonym Robert Galbraith, book sales on Amazon have spiked by 507,000 percent.