Russian education publishers are concerned about publisher Prosveshenye, which they say has a monopoly in supplying educational materials to Moscow schools.
Books published with financing from ‘undesirable’ and ‘foreign agent’ funds are said to be in jeopardy. The Russian Ministry of Culture says such concerns are groundless.
Established in 2003 by the estate of Leo Tolstoy and the Samsung Corporation, the Yasnaya Polyana Literary Prize has a 31-title international longlist.
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.