Martin Levin recounts how the inaugural Moscow Book Fair opened its doors to American and Western publishers, fostering better US/Soviet relations through the years.
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A new law in Israel is designed to maintain publisher, bookstore and author profits by limiting discounts in the highly competitive bookselling market.
Writing should be about confronting issues to provoke change, said Israel’s David Grossman to Nobel Prize-winner Mario Vargas Llosa at the FIL in Guadalajara.
Do all French novels in English translation have to be set in a Paris Hemingway would still recognize? Or all Israeli novels focus on the mideast conflict?
Our regular series looking at what’s happening in a number of key publishing territories around the world peeks in on Croatia and Israel.
Olivia Snaije and Mitch Albert’s new book ‘Keep Your Eye on the Wall: Palestinian Landscapes’ offers a challenging, witty, and altogether unique look at the West Bank barrier.
As the guest of honor at this year’s Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL), Israel will bring 36 writers, 10 publishing houses, artists, musicians and more.
The download first, pay-as-you-read ebook sales model from Total Boox in Israel promises a superior consumer experience by minimizing the uncertainty of book buying.
In 1948 some 70,000 books were looted from Palestinian libraries by the state of Israel. A new documentary considers their fate and the implications of intellectual occupation.
A study of Palestinian and Israeli textbooks found not bigotry so much as a ‘lack of information about the religions, culture, economic and daily activities of the other.’