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On Patrick Modiano, the Nobel, and Translation

Patrick Modiano

While new Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano has been translated into 37 languages, English-language editions of his books are hard to find

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Patrick Modiano Wins 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature

Gallimard Foreign Rights Director, Anne-Solange Noble, celebrates Patrick Modiano's 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

Gallimard and publishers around the world celebrate Patrick Modiano’s 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature during the Frankfurt Book Fair.

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German Writer Siegfried Lenz Dies at 88

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Siegfried Lenz, an influential literary figure in post-War Germany, died on October 7, 2014. His publisher at Hoffmann und Campe reflects on the writer’s career.

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When Publishing Begins to Look Like a Bad Relationship

Edward Nawotka, Editor-in-Chief, Publishing Perspectives

On the eve of the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair, Ed Nawotka wonders if publishers, booksellers, and authors need to closely examine their relationships with each other.

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Q&A with Richard Charkin, Future IPA President

Richard Charkin

Richard Charkin, CEO of Bloomsbury and future president of the International publishers association, on copyright, authors and international rights.

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Indonesia 2015: An Appetizer Awaits in Frankfurt in 2014

Indonesia Frankfurt

Indonesia, prior to its turn as Guest of Honor in 2015 at the Frankfurt Book Fair, is serving up a top roster of authors and thinkers to whet your appetite for next year.

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Publishers Slowly Abandon Paris’ Chic 6th

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Parisian publishers are getting priced out of their traditional digs in Paris’s Chic Saint-Germain-des-Prés in the 6th arrondissement.

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Are the Goldsmiths and Folio Prizes Changing the Game?

The Folio Prize

At the New Statesman, Leo Robson examined the Goldsmiths and Folio Prizes and how they are ‘changing the literary landscape.’

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Finland’s I Remes Has a New Approach to Translation Deals

I Remes

Bestselling Finnish thriller writer I Remes is offering publishers a deal: the first two books royalty-free for five years for print, one year for digital.

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Amazon Announces Crowdsourced Publishing Program

Amazon

There’s a new crowdsourced publishing program from Amazon “which is so new that it doesn’t yet have a launch day, URL, or even a name.”

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