British-born translator Jessica Cohen and Israeli author David Grossman share the £50,000 Man Booker International purse for ‘A Horse Walks Into a Bar.’
In an enlightening exchange of questions and answers, a German and Singaporean editor trade insights on their markets’ opportunities and challenges.
The German Booksellers & Publishers Association will honor Margaret Atwood with its Peace Prize for being ‘one of the most important storytellers of our era.’
‘To create a reading culture on the way to a knowledge-based economy,’ as Seth Russo puts it, Ahmed Al Ameri’s Sharjah Publishing City will soon be open for business.
Creating a standardized platform in book metadata for retailers and publishers, Metabooks Brasil is off to a fast start, based on Germany’s Books in Print.
A two-week international reading-and-discussion exercise, the Big Library Read is underway with more than 20,000 libraries in various parts of the world.
IPR License’s Instant Rights can handle transactions, from selection through contract and invoice generation, online payment, and sales reports.
With £16,000 (US$20,338) in prize money, Forward’s poetry awards honor single poems and collections, from new and familiar poets.
British Library officials say the Hay Archive comprises its largest acquisition of literary recordings. And Cengage announces new anti-piracy efforts.
PRH’s acquisition will expand the international reach of merchandiser Out of Print. And Bertelsmann Education Group expands with WhiteCloud Analytics.