Jessica’s Schiefauer’s Swedish YA novel Pojkarna (The Boys) is attracting strong foreign rights interest for its daring story about gender transformation.
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The Anton Chekhov Foundation is working to produce English translations of 528 of the author’s earliest, still untranslated works.
In Iceland, the holiday season sees more than 800 books published and is responsible for 60-70% of all book sales in the country.
Nominations for the second annual London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards, which are offered in 13 categories, are now open.
In Russia, a recent tender for school textbooks was so lopsided, with Prosveshcheniye dominating, that several competitors are already announcing lay offs.
Sam Missingham explains how HarperCollins UK’s recent Virtual Sci-fi Festival leveraged new platforms to connect backlist authors with new readers.
Unexpectedly, Algerian writer Kamel Daoud’s powerful novel, an homage to Camus, nearly took France’s top literary prize.
Founded by two publishing veterans, Librinova provides ebook creation and distribution services for self-published authors in France.
The launch of a new Haruki Murakami book has become an event around the world, with many translations appearing before an English edition.
France’s Albertine Festival finale in New York featured a discussion on “Extremist Fiction in Ordinary Language” with superstar author Emmanuel Carrère.