The digital novel offers authors a myriad of new storytelling opportunities. With so many choices, authors will have to re-think how they conceive of their books.
Overlook publisher Peter Mayer’s ambitious 125 volume series, The Russian Library, seeks to establish a Russian literary canon that can be read by the world in English.
Two California men have sued Lance Armstrong and his book publishers for fraud and false advertising, claiming that Armstrong’s two best-selling memoirs were bunk.
Ten finalists were chosen as finalists from among 150 submitted for the Man Booker Prize International Prize for fiction. The shortlist was revealed at India’s Jaipur Literary Festival.
Dan Brown’s new book about Dante, Inferno, will be published on May 14, with a 4 million copy first printing in the US; Dante scholars shudder in anticipation.
As the world is being set up to facilitate frictionless commercial transactions between diverse cultures, is literary fiction losing its role?
‘A creeping homogenization’ and generic international content and style is depleting the cultural integrity of literary prose and translation, argues Burton Pike.
Porter Anderson’s weekly curation of some of the best author-centric news laments the lack of authors’ voices at DBW 2013, considers Book Country’s relaunch and more.
In a surprise second act James Frey’s Full Fathom Five is successfully re-imagining the author/publisher relationship and book packaging for the 21st century.
Add to the growing list of prize shortlists the latest from the NBCC, which includes just a single translation: Lauren Binet’s HHhH, translated by Sam Taylor.