Salman Rushdie and Lebanon’s Joumana Haddad are two of the provocative authors featured at this year’s Hay Festival in the Mexican city of Xalapa.
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Brazil is the country of honor at the Göteborg Book Fair and a trio of Brazilian authors reflect on having had their work promoted overseas these past several years.
Russia is looking at investing some $210 million to foster more translation and counter the decline in interest in its literature as a result of poor, post-Soviet PR.
Chu T’ien-wen has won the 4th $10,000 Newman Prize for Chinese Literature, which is given awarded biennially for outstanding achievement in prose or poetry.
Kenneth Clark’s Civilisation was to the TV historical series what The Sopranos was to dramas: the first and best of its kind which has never been equaled.
The University of Texas Press has revived its translations of classic Latin American literature, bringing most of them into digital form for the first time.
The Third International Congress of Translators in Moscow last week, where the theme was “cultural diplomacy” but was not without controversy.
Booksellers and librarians are among your best resources as an author. They are at the front-line of presenting your book to the public.
Journalist Anu Partanen offers a preview of Finnish literature today, ahead of Finland’s Guest of Honor program at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair.
We talk to John Bemelmans Marciano, author of What Ever Happened to the Metric System? and the man who revived his grandfather’s Madeline franchise for the 21st century.