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Austrian Literature in Translation: Asymptote Speaks With Ariande Press

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At Asymptote, Eve Richter interviewed Karl Johns, founding editor of Ariadne Press, which has been publishing Austrian literature in translation since 1998.

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Pushkin Press Announces New Crime Imprint: Pushkin Vertigo

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Pushkin Press has announced the launch of Pushkin Vertigo for September 15, a crime imprint that will feature classic crime books from around the world.

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Sheila Barry on Publishing Children’s Books That Matter

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Sheila Barry of Canada’s Groundwood Books, discusses the challenges of consistently publishing an engaging variety of books to children of all ages.

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Russia’s Year of Literature Fighting “Toughest Test in Decades”

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Though 2015 is designated the Year of Literature to stimulate reading in Russia, the country’s book industry is facing its toughest test in decades.

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Greek Literature Abroad: A Modern Odyssey (Part 2)

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In the second of a two part investigation, literary agent Evangelia Avloniti considers the economic reasons why so little Greek literature is translated.

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Greek Literature Abroad: A Modern Odyssey (Part 1)

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In the first of a two-part series, literary agent Evangelia Avloniti considers the cultural reasons why so little Greek literature is translated.

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Deep Vellum’s “Texas” Takes Typographical Translation Award

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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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Hogarth Shakespeare Series Adds to Its Illustrious Roster

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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.

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Lithuanian Literature: Still Waiting to Be Discovered

Bestselling YA novelist-Andrius-Tapinas plugs "DAy of the Plague" at the Alma-Littera stand.

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.

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Lithuania’s Book Trade “Impossible to Shoot Down”

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The Lithuanian book market was hit by the global recession and remains small, but a coterie of publishers are forging ahead through diversification.

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