Three Percent and Open Letter Books publisher Chad Post talks with Caitlyn Christensen at Sampsonia Way about the contemporary literary scene, publishing and translation.
News, announcements and interesting information about international book publishing, authors, digital developments, and more.
Writing for the Times of India, Ishita Mishra describes the declining literary landscape in Agra as fewer people visit libraries and bookstores in the city.
The Anton Chekhov Foundation is working to produce English translations of 528 of the author’s earliest, still untranslated works.
The Frankfurt Book Fair and the World Cookbook Fair have partnered to strengthen the international culinary and wine publishing community starting in 2015.
Madrid’s Hispabooks is at the vanguard of bringing modern Spanish authors and books to English-language readers.
In Iceland, the holiday season sees more than 800 books published and is responsible for 60-70% of all book sales in the country.
Hachette has partnered with Gumroad, a company that enables direct sales through Twitter, to see if the social media platform can sell books.
At The Millions, Glenn H. Shepard interviewed the Portuguese translator of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest about the challenges of the project.
The first UK prize for Young Adult fiction has picked ten titles from dystopian and sci-fi literature to comedy, horror and drama to honor on its shortlist.