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An Honor for Books Translated by Women: Its Time

Katy Derbyshire

Writing on the blog Love German Books, translator Katy Derbyshire makes the call for a prize honoring books translated by women.

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Can Russia Curb Its Cultural PR Problem with Cash?

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Russia is looking at investing some $210 million to foster more translation and counter the decline in interest in its literature as a result of poor, post-Soviet PR.

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Economists Speak Out on the Success of Piketty’s “Capital”

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Why has Thomas Pikkety’s academically-inclined Capital in the Twenty-First Century become one of the top books of 2014? It was the right book at the right time.

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Introducing Albertine, NYC’s Newest Bookstore…and It’s French

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A new bookstore has opened inside the French Embassy in New York promising to be a catalyst for a French-American dialogue of ideas.

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Entering a Children’s Picture Book, Literally and Digitally

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How can the digital age use the tried-and-true concept of a picture book to create something new and wonderful for children?

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Indie Publishers: Connecting Books to Readers with IngramSpark

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From Eriq La Salle to Dominic Selwood, indie publishers are successfully reaching more readers with the IngramSpark platform, which offers global book distribution and easy-to-use tools.

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NOOK Press: Self-Publishing Made Simple

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NOOK Press team talks about what makes this e-book publishing platform stand out and how authors can best leverage NOOK Press tools and its community.

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Innovating to Enable Storytelling in a Digital Age

Sherisse Hawkins

The CEO of Beneath the Ink, a former Time Warner Cable executive, delivers lessons learned from the digital transformation of the cable industry.

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Celebrate the Week: Read a Banned Book!

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September 21-27 is Banned Books Week. Here we offer a list of titles that have been challenged, restricted, removed, or banned in 2013 and 2014.

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A Poet Moves from Brooklyn to Detroit Via Write A House

Casey Rocheteau

The 29-year old Brooklyn poet Casey Rocheteau has a won a free house in Detroit through a program to place writers in foreclosed properties.

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