South Korean publishers are in a bidding war to win rights to Haruki Marukami’s newest novel, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage.
Author Harper Lee, now 87-years-old, is suing the son-in-law of her former literary agent after he allegedly duped her into signing over rights to her classic To Kill a Mockingbird.
The German Book Office’s May Book of the Month is A Short History of Nuclear Folly by Rudolph Herzog, son of famous filmmaker Werner Herzog.
Phil Tatham of Monsoon Books and CK Goh of Rank Books, discuss the state of Singapore’s publishing industry and how both are positioning their books in the global market.
Novelist Claire Messud rankled when an interviewer asked her if she’d like to be friends with her most recent novel’s grim main character. Was the interviewer being sexist?
Like Twitter, the GIF compresses a narrative to terse story or convey an emotion, and they are being put to creative use by writers, publishers and institutions.
GIF guru Ann Friedman explains how how GIFs are being used by journalists to creatively enhance storytelling and reach new audiences.
This month’s starred self-published titles include a novel about lesbian nuns in pre-WWII Germany and a memoir from the daughter of 1960s cult leaders, among others.
Egyptian journalist and bestselling author Ibrahim Issa believes the Arab Spring has added religious oppression to the existing political hardships of the region.
World Book Night gives away 500,000 print books. Wouldn’t it make good sense to extend the promotion by offering free ebooks as well?