Beginning September 27, you can read English translations of excerpts from the six shortlisted German Book Prize titles at the ‘New Books in German’ site.
Selling rights not only to other African publishers but also ‘in Europe, in North America and recently to the Arab world,’ AmaBooks presses on in Zimbabwe.
Ahead of Frankfurt Book Fair’s Guest of Honor focus this year on the French industry, a talk with Buchmesse’s Juergen Boos and Holger Volland.
Having named a shortlist in June, the Miles Franklin prize goes to Perth’s Josephine Wilson, who publishes with University of Western Australia Publishing.
Referring to Russian’s ‘anti-gay propaganda law,’ the IPA chief tells Muscovites that restrictions on freedom to publish are wrong.
From VietnamNet: Vietnamese titles are seeing modest gains in rights sales abroad, from Russia and New Zealand to other countries in Southeast Asia.
EBRD’s new award will draw from a wide pool of original languages for work translated into English. Submission is made by UK publishers.
‘You have to pay for access to educational content,’ says Copibec’s Frédérique Couette, launching a class action lawsuit against Université Laval
‘Important literature knows no borders,’ says the Neustadt International Prize’s sponsor. Its finalists are from France, India, Pakistan, Russia, and USA.
French novelist, biographer, director, and screenwriter Emmanuel Carrère has won Guadalajara International Book Fair’s annual Romance Languages Award.