Zakhar Prilepin’s ‘Cloister’ leads the shortlist for Russia’s ‘Big Book’ prize, which is worth 3 million rubles ($87,000) to the winner.
Browsing by topic: literature
The U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld a decision that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes is now in the public domain.
At Slate, Ruth Graham argued that adult readers should be embarrassed they are reading YA novels, generating a firestorm of protest elsewhere online.
The literary genre cli-fi, or climate fiction, is booming as the true risks to humanity from global climate change become more prevalent.
Foyles has opened its new future-facing bookstore at 107 Charing Cross Road and we take a look inside to see what’s new, old and out of this world.
Waterstones MD James Daunt summed it up when he said in reaction to visiting the new Foyles: ‘This is a serious, serious investment in physical bookselling.’
As proven by the conversations at BookExpo America, American publishers, editors and readers may finally be coming around to embracing more foreign literature.
Join Publishing Perspectives’ online book club covering the works of Haruki Murkami as we discuss The Wind Up Bird Chronicle.
Tablet Magazine profiles Halban Publishers, which they describe as ‘the best little Jewish publishing house in London.’
Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review stars an ‘impressive’ historical novel of the Middle Ages and a guide to listening, among others.