The winner of the 2014 Typographical Era Translation Award is ‘Texas: The Great Theft’ by Carmen Boulossa, the first book from Deep Vellum Publishing.
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Edward St. Aubyn, author of the critically acclaimed Patrick Melrose series, has joined the Hogarth Shakespeare series to retell King Lear.
For many in Lithuania, there is the sense their literature is still waiting to be discovered by the world, though there are several authors of distinction.
The Lithuanian book market was hit by the global recession and remains small, but a coterie of publishers are forging ahead through diversification.
Thai publisher, Unlimited Literature, and online store, Readery, have raised $15,000 through crowdfunding to publish a translation of Melville’s Moby Dick.
With the launch of a new series of Indian classics, Harvard University Press aims to repeat what it did for Greek and Roman with the Loeb Classical Library.
Popmatters discusses the Modern Library of Indonesia series, published since 2010, by the Lontar Foundation, as well as the organization behind the books.
Voltaire’s Treatise on Tolerance is a bestseller again in France 200 years after its publication as people try to understand the Charlie Hebdo murders.
Founded in 2013, Peru’s Animal de Invierno is drawing attention for its bold new fiction titles and literary translations.
The eight authors shortlisted for the 2015 Folio prize hail from around the world: North America, the UK, Ireland, Kenya and India