International Translation Day, an annual conference in London, has become a lodestone for the translation community to gather, talk shop and get inspired.
Discussions as the International Translation Day conference focused on how to sell more literary translations, with an emphasis on sales and marketing.
John McGlynn of the Lontar Foundation discusses the decade-long journey Indonesia took to becoming the 2015 Guest of Honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
One of Germany’s leading literary critics, Hellmuth Karasek, died on September 29, 2015. He was 81 years old.
Ten-year-old Chinese bookstore chain The Bookworm, founded by two expats, has become a go-to-destination in Asia, having hosted 3,000 touring authors.
China’s The Bookworm bookstore has launched a lit mag, a new writer’s prize, and will begin publishing English translations of new Chinese novels next year.
After snapping up most of Murakami’s latest book to thwart Amazon, Kinokuniya bookstore chain plans to try monopolizing more titles.
If the digital revolution has had one consequence, it means you need to make your books easily available and discoverable everywhere, always…but how?
When Tsutaya Bookstores partnered with the Takeo Library, the result was a stunning building that left only enough money to stock it with cast off books.
A new series of ‘translations’ of Shakespeare’s plays will change the language to contemporary, colloquial English — losing something essential to the text.