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Deep Vellum’s “Texas” Takes Typographical Translation Award

Typographical Era Translation Award

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

Edward St Aubyn

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”

Tyto Alba one of Lithuania's largest publishers.

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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Thai Publisher Crowdfunds a Translation of Moby Dick

Moby Dick

Thai publisher, Unlimited Literature, and online store, Readery, have raised $15,000 through crowdfunding to publish a translation of Melville’s Moby Dick.

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Harvard U Press Introduces the Classical Library of India

Murty Classics Library Logo

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.

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The Lontar Foundation Publishes Modern Indonesian Classics

Lies loss and Longing

Popmatters discusses the Modern Library of Indonesia series, published since 2010, by the Lontar Foundation, as well as the organization behind the books.

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In the Wake of Tragedy: Voltaire Hits the French Bestseller Lists

Voltaire is a hit again after 200 years.

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.

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Peru’s Literary Publisher Animal de Invierno Strides Ahead

Animal-de-Invierno_Cover_La-sangre-de-la-aurora

Founded in 2013, Peru’s Animal de Invierno is drawing attention for its bold new fiction titles and literary translations.

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2015 UK Folio Prize Shortlist Includes African, Kenyan

The Folio Prize

The eight authors shortlisted for the 2015 Folio prize hail from around the world: North America, the UK, Ireland, Kenya and India

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