A timely move in the refugee influx to Germany, De Gruyter picks up ‘Info DaF’ as ‘a tool for language teachers in times of migration and globalization.’
Ireland’s Sebastian Barry, already a two-time Costa winner, may be on track again for the program’s Book of the Year at the end of the month.
Still on the road to profitability, Open Road Integrated Media reports good performance in 2016 with 22 million people engaged in its consumer sites.
Taking on Dr. Seuss rhymes and cadences, translator Terence Tunberg and his wife Jennifer are believers in seeing children’s books translated into Latin.
Nominated by world libraries, seven of this year’s list are Irish, and almost 30 percent of the Dublin Literary Award list is in translation.
‘We see Brazil as an area of growth’ both for HarperCollins content imported and for Brazilian authors, says HarperCollins chief Brian Murray.
Taking over from Deutsche Telekom as the Tolino alliance’s e-reading tech partner in Germany, Canada’s Rakuten Kobo enlarges its European footprint.
Egyptian author Adel Esmat wins Naguib Mahfouz Medal for his book on the plight of Egyptian Christians, as Reuters reports a bombing at a Coptic church in Cairo.
With only a few more shopping days until Christmas, German booksellers are happy with holiday book sales so far – and there might be greater things to come.
The Icelandic publishing industry has a somewhat extreme emphasis on the holiday sales push, with Jólabókaflóð this year carrying more than 840 titles.