Both the number and nature of commercially successful translations of Korean titles are questioned in a crowded international marketplace for books.
Jonathan Wright’s translation of Saud Alsanousi’s novel involving guest workers in the Gulf takes the 12-year-old Banipal Trust’s award.
Having started with 12 titles, the Jhalak Prize Book of the Year longlist stands now at 11 books, its intent to honor writers of color.
The top prize in this pan-African, award program for debut authors includes the Etisalat Fellowship at the University of East Anglia.
In Toronto, Canada, the CBC is reporting that the latest wave of book thieves have a particular fondness for Haruki Murakami.
A new novel is based on the author for which the Jalal Al-e Ahmad Literary Awards are named. Bairami’s ‘Barren’ is set in 1982.
The Association of American Publishers, the Authors Guild, and the American Booksellers Association voice their support of Simon & Schuster on Milo Yiannopoulos book
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.
The ideas in Simon & Schuster’s forthcoming Milo Yiannopoulos book may not be popular in the community, but does that mean he shouldn’t be published?
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.