With competitive bookstores, strong sales and three major languages – Hebrew, Arabic and Russian – Israel’s small but vibrant publishing industry is on the rise.
The Finns’ love of books has bolstered the publishing industry in spite of global economic challenges. Read our interviews with prominent Finnish publishing pros.
Maori author Witi Ihimaera, who wrote The Whale Rider, spoke at the Frankfurt Book Fair on Thursday about his work.
Chinese author Mo Yan has won the Nobel prize for literature. His forthcoming book, Pow, is published by Seagull Books in India.
Peter Florence, the director of UK-based Hay Festivals, on his first visit to the Frankfurt Book Fair and the resilience of good writing
E.L. James’ sexed-up homage to the Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series may seem like an outlier, but it’s not the first time fanfiction has become a phenomenon.
African Violet and Other Stories showcases the winning and shortlisted stories for the 2012 Caine Prize for African Writing and shows off a dynamic range.
Many people think bloggers opinions are as good as the pros. The head of the Times Literary Supplement and Man Booker Prize judge says that’s not true.
Evangelia Avloniti of Ersilia Literary Agency in Athens discusses how the Greek economic crisis has had dire consequences for publishing and efforts to adapt.
France’s annual orgy of new fiction, the rentrée littéraire, or literary season, is underway, but some in publishing think it’s doing more harm than good.