The launch of a new Haruki Murakami book has become an event around the world, with many translations appearing before an English edition.
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With Port Harcourt, Nigeria serving as UNESCO World Book Capital 2014, African book publishers consider the future for Africa’s writers.
France’s Albertine Festival finale in New York featured a discussion on “Extremist Fiction in Ordinary Language” with superstar author Emmanuel Carrère.
On the occasion of receiving the $50,000 Neustadt International Prize, author Mia Couto shared his views on his role in the African literary landscape.
Publishing novels like ‘The Narrow Road to the Deep North’ by Richard Flanagan, which won the Man Booker Prize, helps keep memories alive.
The new system of paying German translators actually can punish the publisher for having a bestseller in some cases, argues Richard Stoiber of Matthes & Seitz.
While new Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano has been translated into 37 languages, English-language editions of his books are hard to find
Siegfried Lenz, an influential literary figure in post-War Germany, died on October 7, 2014. His publisher at Hoffmann und Campe reflects on the writer’s career.
Malaysian literary agent Linda Tan Lingard has formed an alliance of a half-dozen publishers to show off what the region’s writers have to offer at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
51-year-old poet Lutz Seiler has won the prestigious 2014 German Book Prize for his first novel, Kruso, which plays off the story of Robinson Crusoe.