Kamchatka, a novel by Marcelo Figueras, is an intriguing fictional first-person remembrance of childhood in Argentina during the Dirty War (1976-1983).
Race car-driving author Han Han is seen as the voice of China’s young generation and read by 300 million people, but will what he represents be lost in translation?
The GBO New York presents its July Book of the Month: Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier, translated from the German by Anthea Bell.
This 500+ page novel will reward the patient reader with a remarkably detailed understanding of post -WWII life in rural Poland.
Anna North, author of “America Pacifica,” discusses how her job as a blogger for Jezebel.com informs and influences her life as a novelist.
WHSmith Travel is turning unlikely books into bestsellers, expanding internationally, and maintaining revenue in the midst of a recession.
Column McCann has won the 2011 Dublin IMPAC Award for his novel Let the Great World Spin. The prize awards €100,000 ($145,000) to the winning author
Indian readers now prefer local authors over international bestsellers, and many Indian publishers are focusing on first-time authors.
Chad Post, the publisher of Open Letter Books, explains why his company decided to sell e-books and price them at $4.99.
By Gwendolyn Dawson In Yan Lianke’s novel, Dream of Ding Village, a remote, agricultural village in China suffers from an AIDS epidemic. Ten years ago, the inhabitants of Ding Village sold their blood to blood collectors to increase their wealth and improve their standard of living. While the blood sales allowed the villagers to replace their traditional mud and thatch huts …