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What If Novels Were Treated Like Business Books?

FT Business Book of the Year Prize

After attending the FT Business Book of the Year ceremony in London, Roger Tagholm wonders, what if novels had subtitles like business books do?

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The Book Launch and the Aftermath

Warren Adler is best known for his novel "The War of the Roses"

Veteran author Warren Adler discusses how digital publishing defies traditional norms that dictate the average life span of a book.

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Sharjah: A Book Fair Focused on Cultural Connections

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The Sharjah International Book Fair is focused on forging cultural connections and fighting Muslim extremism through books.

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On Discovering Essential, Modern Mexican Literature

Anna Kelly is an editor at Hamish Hamilton in the UK

Anna Kelly, an editor at Hamish Hamilton, reflects on her discoveries in Mexican literature during a recent trip to Mexico sponsored by the British Council.

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Deborah Emin: Publishing’s Complicated Relationship with Technology

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Deborah Emin of Sullivan Street Press argues that the rapid change from print to digital publishing is hurting readers, writers, and the next generation.

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An Interview With Alain Mabanckou

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Congolese writer Alain Mabanckou discusses his work and how immigrating to America impacted his writing.

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World Literature Today: 25 Novels That Inspired the World

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World Literature Today asked 25 writers to nominate the one book that had the most influence on their writing or way of seeing the world.

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Russia’s Glas Gives Up Publishing: What Happened?

Natasha Perova

Glas, a Russian publisher of contemporary fiction, recently suspended operations due to struggling book sales and changing literary tastes.

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What Are Your Writing Habits?

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How do successful authors keep their writing on track? Twenty-three client authors of the The Andrew Lownie Literary Agency outline their writing habits.

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Librinova: Answering the Call for Self-publishing in France

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Founded by two publishing veterans, Librinova provides ebook creation and distribution services for self-published authors in France.

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