Most if not all of the names Glagoslav’s publishes will be unknown to English speakers. This is the point, says the director of this young Anglo-Dutch translation house.
For her scathing review of Rachel Cusk’s memoir, Aftermath, journalist Camilla Long wins the Hatchet Job of the Year award from The Omnivore, a book review database.
At the TOC Author (R)Evolution Day, authors and speakers from Penguin, Kobo, NetGalley, Publishers Weekly Select shared their thoughts on discoverability.
One collection of short stories and four novels, including Jeet Thayyil’s Narcopolis, winner of the DSC Prize, have been shortlisted for The Hindu Literary Prize.
Around the world, numerous regimes oppress writers through economic deprivation, censorship, or criminalizing literary activities. Which is worst and why?
New freedoms and the patronage of pro-Democracy politician Aung San Suu Kyi helped Myanmar host its first book festival, where once-banned books were openly on display.
Comic author Stephan Pastis talks about his first children’s book, Timmy Failure, which is being supported by a $250,000 marketing campaign from Candlewick Press.
Porter Anderson’s curation of the best of the web for authors looks at next week’s TOC New York, concerns about B&N’s future, Faber’s new transmedia project and much, much more.
Hillary Mantel wins another book prize—the Costa this time—and the backlash has begun, raising the question: should book prize juries spread the love a little more?
Stephen Colbert and George Saunders traded entertaining and insightful commentary about the nature of the short story, which Saunders described as more urgent than the novel.