London Book Fair-bound publishers and agents from several regions of the world share their latest rights deals and highlights from their spring lists.
The Russian government has embarked on a plan to merge the collections of the St. Petersburg and Moscow State Libraries.
Russian’s Book Chamber reports a decline of 5.37 percent in circulation of books and pamphlets in 2015 over 2014, as ebooks’ popularity rises.
Various Russian publishers discuss what’s hot in Russia and the challenges of publishing literature for a discerning, demanding Russian audience.
Kalem literary agency and Turkish publisher Everest gathering global publishers and translators in Istanbul to launch Farewell My Beautiful Motherland by Ahmed Umit.
A Russian media company is recruiting 1,300 readers worldwide for a live reading of Tolstoy’s War and Peace as part of Russia’s ‘Year of Literature’ campaign.
Historically, the Ukrainian language has been oppressed, and from 2000-2013, just 4 books were translated into English, something which impoverishes us all.
A new literature festival in Odessa on the Black Se , featuring Ukrainians and Russians together, underscored the role literature plays in civil discourse.
Columbia University Press has taken over a Read Russia project from Overlook Press to publish translations of over 125 modern classics from Russia.
The Audiovisual and Radio State Committee of the Ukraine has found 38, mostly political science books, “anti-Ukrainian” and banned them.