‘”Galaktika” has agreed to pay each author whose work it infringed for compensation,’ according to the Authors Guild’s statement.
From Asymptote: ‘You are the consequence or the aggregate of your agreements,’ says Michael Hofmann in an exchange about life as a translator.
Viet Thanh Nguyen’s ‘The Sympathizer’ is an international success and Pulitzer winner, with rights sold around the world. And a sequel is in the works.
Publishers are becoming ‘increasingly selective’ as some rights directors say offshore interest in YouTube celebrity books may be waning.
Five jurors based in the UK and North America will select the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize in the spring of 2018.
The attorney and author James Grippando, with more than a dozen Jack Swyteck novels published, is the seventh winner of the ‘ABA Journal’ and University of Alabama School of Law’s prize. By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 ‘My Dual Career’ he University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal have announced the James Grippando, the author of Gone Again …
US platform Draft2Digital partners with Findaway Voices. Budapest heads for Silicon Valley as PublishDrive starts its Google Launchpad program.
Stepping up its international expansion with an entry into the US market, Germany’s MVB acquires two ordering services, forming a New York-based subsidiary.
As the US Book Industry Study Group surveys new awareness of rights, China’s markets are seeing positive trends in copyright-based exports.
Twenty-four titles are now in contention–with shortlists to come in August–for the 2017 round of ALTA’s National Translation Awards.