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Is Metabook the Next Evolution of the Book?

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‘We are creating a new thing for a new generation of readers…this is the future,’ says Benjamin Alfonsi of Metabook’s new ultra-enhanced ebooks.

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Greek Literature Abroad: A Modern Odyssey (Part 1)

Evangelia Avloniti

In the first of a two-part series, literary agent Evangelia Avloniti considers the cultural reasons why so little Greek literature is translated.

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Judith Gurewich on Why Americans Don’t Read Translated Fiction

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The Daily Beast talks with Judith Gurewich about why translations are not popular in the US. Her answer: “America is a puzzle of very complicated groups.”

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HarperCollins to Publish 2m Copies of New Harper Lee Novel

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HarperCollins will publish 2 million copies of “Go Set a Watchman,” a novel Harper Lee wrote in the 1950s and then “put aside.” This new book comes out on July 14.

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Protest Against Controversial YA Award-winner in Canada

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Some in Canada are protesting the awarding of the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Award to a controversial book about high school gender identity issues.

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HarperCollins India Tries To Save Hindi Pulp Fiction

Jo Lare Deen Ke Het

The Times of India recently examined the problems facing Hindi pulp fiction in the era of ebooks, which may be killing off cheap pocket editions.

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Hispabooks: Challenging Stereotypes of Spanish Literature


Hispabooks, a book publisher specialized in translating Spanish titles into English, offers an impressive selection of Spanish novels to readers around the world.

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What Genres Were Hot In India 2014?

Chetan Ghagat Half Girlfriend

In India, ‘Runaway Romances,’ ‘Thriller Takeaways,’ and ‘Mythological Mysteries’ dominated the book business, forging a wide gulf between genre and lit.

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Author C.J. Daugherty on Adapting Books for the Web

Author CJ Daugherty discusses the release Night School the Web Series based on her bestselling YA novels — the first of its kind in the UK.

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December 2014 Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

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Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, includes several nonfiction titles in history, science and more.

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