Hailed for grasp of ‘the beauty and complexities of rural America,’ Annie Proulx is to be the 30th laureate of the National Book Foundation’s top honor.
‘To advance the science behind measuring text complexity,’ Lexile Framework has been enhanced, according to its parent company, MetaMetrics.
The world’s second-largest consumer book publisher, HarperCollins, will bring its 200-year retrospective to the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair
Keeping pace with the National Hurricane Center, Simon & Schuster extends its aid to storm-swept libraries and bookstores in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
James Patterson collaborator Mark Sullivan’s labor of love may turn out to be his most successful book yet in the run-up to Frankfurt.
From Book Riot: The joy of stories ‘very unlikely to resemble anything that could be written in English.’ Two ace translators trade thoughts.
Writing that ‘Fair use…is not a jacket to be worn over an otherwise infringing outfit,’ the judge in the US KinderGuides copyright case issues his opinion.
The editorial lead of the translation powerhouse says AmazonCrossing’s mission is ‘stories that make people feel more similar than different.’
‘Important literature knows no borders,’ says the Neustadt International Prize’s sponsor. Its finalists are from France, India, Pakistan, Russia, and USA.
From Words Without Borders: ‘Put in the time to seek out great books by women and underrepresented writers,’ one of a quartet of women translators says.