The longlist of the 2015 German Book Prize includes some new and familiar authors. Find out more about these books and the rights available.
Kinokuniya, Japan’s largest bookstore chain, has purchased 90% of the print run of Haruki Murakami’s new book to encourage readers to go to physical store.
Words Without Borders featured nine new translations from Indonesia in advance of Indonesia’s turn as Guest of Honor at the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair.
After the UK government suggested all 8-year-olds get library cards, author Chris White countered with a letter lamenting the lack of library funds.
First, author Shin Kyung-sook apologizes for plagiarism; now, the founder of Gimm-Young Publishers is accused of embezzlement and cultish mind control.
Gloria Steinem has been awarded the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for her continuing commitment to fighting for social justice and women’s equality.
Reading on mobile phones is on the rise and increasingly, publishers are designing and marketing for a mobile reading experience, writes the WSJ.
Publisher and agent Nguyen Le Chi of Chibooks discusses translation, bookselling and publishing in Vietnam today, and up-and-coming Vietnamese authors.
A debate has ensued over the use of an illustration of a man in blackface and a headline using the ‘n-word’ in a review of several US books on racism
Italy-based author Tim Parks discusses new book, Where I’m Reading From, in which he shares his skepticism of novels written by the new ‘global writer.’