Unexpectedly, Algerian writer Kamel Daoud’s powerful novel, an homage to Camus, nearly took France’s top literary prize.
News, announcements and interesting information about international book publishing, authors, digital developments, and more.
Congolese writer Alain Mabanckou discusses his work and how immigrating to America impacted his writing.
Granta Finland launched a new issue at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair: Best of Young Finnish Novelists, published by Otava. We talk with editor Aleksi Pöyry about it.
World Literature Today asked 25 writers to nominate the one book that had the most influence on their writing or way of seeing the world.
Despite a tough economy in Greece, family-owned bookstore chain Eleftheroudakis has restructured and is optimistic about its future business model.
Glas, a Russian publisher of contemporary fiction, recently suspended operations due to struggling book sales and changing literary tastes.
Dozens of Marvel comic book series are now available on Kobo’s digital reading platform, offering another alternative to ComiXology.
The launch of a new Haruki Murakami book has become an event around the world, with many translations appearing before an English edition.
France’s Hachette Livre has extended its stake in Azbuka Atticus, Russia’s ninth largest publishing conglomerate.
Germany’s Taschen has a renewed focus on Russia and signed new deals with local book distributors Logosphere, Magma and Jupiter.