Taking to the streets on Lithuania’s annual ‘Day of the Book Smugglers,’ a team of fashionable book ‘smugglers’ delivered Lithuanian writings to agents’ offices, publishing houses, and media newsrooms ahead of London Book Fair’s Market Focus on the Baltics.
Georgia’s unique 33-character alphabet takes center stage in its 2018 Guest of Honor plans for Frankfurter Buchmesse, as was detailed at a news conference at Leipzig Book Fair.
Even as the National Book Foundation begins taking submissions for its first translation award this year, the French-American Foundation has announced shortlists in its 31st annual translation prizes.
A new, monthly bestseller list from Germany highlights fiction titles from independent publishers. The February bestsellers include historical fiction, the latest in a detective series, and a number of translations.
Twenty-five judges will produce 50 longlisted titles, then 25 shortlisted books, and finally five winners of the 2018 National Book Awards, this year with the all-new Translated Literature prize among them.
The Lifetime Achievement Award is to go to SAGE Publishing founder Sara Miller McCune on April 10 as part of London Book Fair’s and the Publishers Association’s International Excellence Awards.
An extensively researched new report from PEN America examines China’s policy of ‘Internet sovereignty’ and its dangers to freedoms of expression, and it provides guidance to companies doing business in China.
Open Road announces its acquisition of US ebook rights to iconic British journalist-novelist Graham Greene, as the UK’s Unicorn names artist Ali Cavanaugh for a 2019 retrospective.
Five world regions are represented in this year’s 13 longlisted books for the Man Booker International Prize, which divides its award between translator and author.
Looking to increase its foreign rights sales, Eksmo-AST’s incoming general director says the company will go to the Frankfurter Buchmesse this year with a big list of children’s and literary titles.