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Best Translated Book Award for Fiction Longlist Announced

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No, Murakami’s 1Q84 didn’t make the list of 25 titles for the Best Translated Book Awards for fiction, but every one that did is well worth seeking out.

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The Children’s Book Ambassador’s Platform: Reading is Not Optional

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Walter Dean Myers, the new US National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, wants to communicate that reading is a matter of life and death.

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Foreign Rights Deals vs. Sales, Which Matters More?

Small pubs may welcome a sales boost, but the new relationships and deals resulting from an awards nod may pay greater dividends in the long-term.

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PEN Translation Fund Grant Announces 11 Recipients for 2011

PEN has selected 11 projects out of 130 submitted to fund for translation.

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European Lit Published with Passion, Promoted with Wine

With a focused list of short translations, UK’s Peirene Press has quickly developed a cult following among London’s smart set.

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UK’s Waterstone’s Pins Hopes on aNobii “Social Bookselling” App

Beleaguered bookseller Waterstone’s is counting on aNobii, a book-oriented social networking site originally developed in Hong Kong, to help save them. By Roger Tagholm LONDON: […]

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Looking for Digital Inspiration? Take a Look at the Digital Innovation Award Winners

By Hannah Johnson The Bookseller FutureBook announced the winners of its inaugural Digital Innovation Awards yesterday in London. The awards were launched in December 2010 […]

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India’s First Comic Con Draws 15,000, Homegrown Heroes Are a Hit

Editorial by Andrew Dodd, editorial director, Campfire DELHI: It has never happened before, but it’s sure to happen again. Last weekend, fifteen thousand comic book […]

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Hachette Dominates UK’s Bookseller Industry Awards

By Edward Nawotka Last night in London the first annual Bookseller Industry Awards (which  combines the Bookseller’s own trade awards with the old Nibbies) were […]

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Books to Film/TV Have Their Night at The Golden Globes

By Erin L. Cox Last night, the 67th Annual Golden Globes brought a few awards for films and roles based on books.  Meryl Streep won […]

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