‘We’re all taxed resource-wise,’ says Chad W. Post. But as he receives the Ottaway Award, he says he’s optimistic about the state of literature in translation.
The Association of American Publishers’ PROSE Awards for scholarly and professional books will be named in February. The National Book Awards winners ceremony is on November 14.
From business ‘agility’ to a memoirist’s breakthrough—with Beckett and James Joyce in the mix, as well—these are books to watch as we go deeper into Fall 2018.
The Za’atari Camp in Jordan is part of Book Aid International’s refugee outreach, supported by Elsevier and other publishers. And Simon & Schuster’s Touchstone goes to the Atria and Gallery Books lists.
Wattpad and SyFy now open voting for one of three television adaptations of a new book, ‘Expiration Date,’ which has 55 million reads on the platform so far.
The long-running community-reading program from the NEA’s literature program, its Big Read, has just added new titles to its carefully curated offering for its new round of grant applications.
The key to what makes a book work in translation may be its ability to stand on its own with a reader–despite leaps of language, culture, history, musicality, rhythm and even foods that trademark the work of Indonesia’s Laksmi Pamuntjak.
This month has included the announcement of the Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards, and in November, New York City’s Goethe-Institut will produce a monthlong film series to honor a new major publication of Uwe Johnson’s work in English.
Focusing on what it describes as Trump’s assaults on the news media and violations of the First Amendment, PEN America has filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump.
In organizational and corporate changes this month, the International Publishers Association’s elections refresh committees while Penguin Random House US repositions Crown Publishing.