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Liu Ruilin on Imaginist Press and China’s Publishing Future

Holger Volland, left, with Liu Ruilin of Imaginist press.

Liu Ruilin discusses her innovative Beijing-based publishing house Imaginist Press and shares her views on design, culture and China’s publishing future.

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Nathan L. Brown: The Self-Publishing Poet Laureate

Nathan Brown

Oklahoma’s former Poet Laureate Nathan Brown discusses how his career was transformed by his decision to transition into self-publishing, tripling sales.

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Books That Get Us Excited: The World Between Two Covers

The World Between Two Covers

Blogger Ann Morgan read 197 books—one from each UN recognized nation plus Taiwan—and her work has now been compiled into a new book to be published in May.

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UK Publishers Discuss Favorite Books of 2014

The Miniaturist

The Guardian looks back on 2014 from the perspective of a long list of British publishers, asking, what books made their year?

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In China: Top 10 Titles Tackling New Territory, Translations

Death Fugue sheng Keyi

Time Out Shanghai offers a top 10 list of new Chinese books that defy cliché, while Bruce Humes lists the most influential translations of 2014.

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On French and German Attitudes to Book Prices

Jean Mattern

The French and German attitudes toward book prices originate in their long-standing cultural view on the importance of books as a bastion of culture.

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Open Letter Book’s Chad Post on the State of Translation

Chad Post

Open Letter Books publisher Chad Post talks with Caitlyn Christensen at Sampsonia Way about the contemporary literary scene, publishing and translation.

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Translating the Untranslated Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov's stories and plays remain beloved and there's a treasure trove still to be mined for translation.

The Anton Chekhov Foundation is working to produce English translations of 528 of the author’s earliest, still untranslated works.

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Hispabooks: Spain Beyond Orwell and Hemingway

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Madrid’s Hispabooks is at the vanguard of bringing modern Spanish authors and books to English-language readers.

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The Challenge of Translating Infinite Jest Into Portuguese

David Foster Wallace's magnum opus Infinite Jest has just been translated into Portuguese.

At The Millions, Glenn H. Shepard interviewed the Portuguese translator of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest about the challenges of the project.

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