Crime writers from Hungary, Poland, and throughout Central Europe are making their way into English. Will they prove as popular as the Scandinavians?
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.
Duncan Jepson’s new novel ‘All the Flowers in Shanghai’ gives western readers a glimpse into China’s psyche, where tradition can take precedence over reason.
An Icelandic man is sentenced to live out his life on a bleak and uninhabited island after being convicted of sorcery in the new novel from Iceland’s Sjón.
A look at the bestseller lists in Argentina and Chile reveal a few commonalities and many different reading preferences between the neighboring countries.
Ingrid Winterbach’s new novel translated from the Afrikaans, The Book of Happenstance, leaves the reading waiting for a resolution or dramatic action that never comes.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Senior Editor Lauren Wein is a champion of international writers and looks for writers from unexpected sources.
Biology teacher Alexis Jenni, won the renowned Goncourt Prize for his first novel, L’art français de la guerre (The French Art of War) published by Gallimard.
Will freemium fiction be able to attract a large enough audience among Western readers, where cheap e-books are readily available?
The enormous popularity of freemium fiction attracts over 40% of Chinese internet users each month, writes Helen Sun of Publishing Technology.