As proven by the conversations at BookExpo America, American publishers, editors and readers may finally be coming around to embracing more foreign literature.
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The growth of literary translation has given authors unprecedented opportunities, but challenges — such as a loss of meaning as books cross borders — remains.
With Pentian’s model for crowdsourcing books, it turns the backer into a self-interested investor. But like with any investment, one must be willing to gamble.
At BEA, veteran publicists offered various strategies and tips for promoting books with no clear author or the the author is not available or even dead.
Two data analytics companies, Next Big Book and Qlovi, won startup prizes at BEA, but several others caught our eye and are worth watching through 2014.
BookExpo America’s uPublishU Author Hub created self-published authors’ own ‘footprint on the convention floor’ for the first time, setting a strong precedent.
Korean publisher JR Comics debuted its popular graphic novel series based on classic Chinese adventure stories at BookExpo America last week.
New research on subscription ebook models from BISG shows publishers are still reticent, while consumers who embrace the model continue to buy books.
Translators are sometimes an afterthought in the publishing process, but the issue of finding good translators is paramount for publishers.
BEA 2014 highlighted translation, with overlapping sessions focusing on missed chances, the ever-expanding marketplace, and changing avenues toward publication.