Ireland’s Sebastian Barry, already a two-time Costa winner, may be on track again for the program’s Book of the Year at the end of the month.
The ideas in Simon & Schuster’s forthcoming Milo Yiannopoulos book may not be popular in the community, but does that mean he shouldn’t be published?
Egyptian author Adel Esmat wins Naguib Mahfouz Medal for his book on the plight of Egyptian Christians, as Reuters reports a bombing at a Coptic church in Cairo.
Writers from Tanzania and Kenya take top honors in the two-year-old prize program, with special appreciation cited for dialect work.
How do writers and publishers handle charged topics like climate change? Environmentalist Jamie Clarke makes a case for including more perspectives, both for the sake of book sales and the planet.
While translation of mainstream Chinese books may be struggling, English-language readers of popular online writings are funding their own translations.
‘Does a Lithuanian author stand a chance in the ocean of books on British bookshop shelves?’ Noir Press’ Stephan Collishaw says he has a good answer.
Turkish Novelist Aslı Erdoğan and translator Necmiye Alpay remain in detention; IPA, FEP, and EIBF issue a joint call for their freedom.
The pan-African Etisalat Prize for Literature, which includes a fellowship at the University of East Anglia, announced its longlist of African novels.
Fighting time and a climate in which old documents deteriorate, a publishing house in Goa contributes to the preservation of texts said to date back to ‘the earliest in Asia.’ By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 ‘Regaining Their History’ riting for The Hindu, Aditya Sudarshan looks at CinnamonTeal, a publishing house in the city of Margao in the Indian state of Goa. …