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Daniel Kehlmann: In Praise of My Translator

Daniel Kehlmann delivers a speech honoring Knopf executive and translator Carol Brown Janeway (seated, far right)

German bestseller Daniel Kehlmann reflects on his relationship with Knopf editor and translator Carol Brown Janeway, describing her distinct approach to translation.

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Carol Brown Janeway Honored for Contributions to German Literature

Carol Brown Janeway at the 2013 Friedrich Ulfers Prize Reception

For her work translating and publishing a distinguished list of German-language authors in the USA, Knopf executive Carol Brown Janeway has received the 2013 Friedrich Ulfers Prize.

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What Happens When Publishing Takes on Scientology

Church of Fear

Two new exposés on the Church of Scientology are published this month. In the UK Transworld cancelled theirs, while Silvertail Books is going ahead. Here’s why.

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Innovation in the Digital Space at Knopf Doubleday

A screenshot of Mastering the Art of French Cooking

From a new app for Julia Child, to a bestselling e-short from Robert Reich to surprising promotional videos, how Knopf Doubleday exploits the digital age

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The Important Ps in Publishing


Do professionalism, manners and taste go together to make a publisher? Or maybe it’s more a matter of love?

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Review of Please Look After Mom by Kyung-sook Shin (Korea)

Never over-sentimental, Please Look After Mom succeeds as a sensitive and powerful examination of the selflessness of parental love.

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#LBF11: Deals for The Tools and Secret Nazi Conversations

By Roger Tagholm Vermillion Acquires The Tools “Event publishing” is one of the phrases of the fair, it seems.  It’s how Ebury Publishing MD Fiona […]

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Are Writers Powerless to Make a Living in the Digital Age?

• Jaron Lanier is the author of You Are Not a Gadget and “father of virtual reality” considers whether writers and “content” creators can make […]

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Free Book Giveaway: One More Story by Ingo Schulze

By Helen Gregg This month, the German Book Office NY is giving away 10 copies of our Book of the Month, One More Story by […]

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What Makes for Effective Publisher Branding?

By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story by Erin Cox urges publishers to pour effort and resources into branding themselves, essentially making their colophons and imprints […]

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