b small Offers E-books for Budding Young Linguists

In Children's by Dennis Abrams

By Dennis Abrams The older one gets, it is said, the more difficult it is to learn a second language. And that’s where b small publishing, which specializes in trade and e-books that bring bilingual parallel texts to budding young linguists, comes in. And it is the UK based company’s e-books, available globally on the iBookstore for iPad, iPhone, and …

Have the Anglos Lost Too Much in Translation?

In Editorial & Opinion by Guest Contributor

Editorial by Kelvin Smith A spirited defense of reading “foreign” books When was the last time you read a book written in a foreign language? If you are a fan of crime fiction, probably it wasn’t so long ago. Or you might be one of the millions of readers of Paolo Coelho or Haruki Murakami. On the face of it …

Why Int’l Pub News Matters: 70 Million Americans Have Foreign-Born Parents

In Ed's Perspective by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Sometimes when talking to American publishers about Publishing Perspectives, and mentioning that our focus is on covering international publishing, I get the reaction — “Oh, that isn’t for me then.” Well, of course it is silly — American publishing is part of international publishing. Yes, we Americans can be parochial at times (aren’t we all, at times?). …