Nearly 90 years after JRR Tolkien translated the 11th-century classic poem Beowulf will be published this May by HarperCollins UK and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
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The Penguin Random House deal to absorb Santillana’s trade lines has serious implications for the Spanish-book market, but the outlier in the deal is Brazil.
Editors from Algonquin Books, Oxford University Press and Dalkey Archive discuss the first books they acquired, in an interview with Matt Seidel for The Millions.
Two branding experts argue that the future for publishers lies in going direct to consumer, offering examples of companies that have succeeded.
The editor and translator of Olga Grjasnowa’s All Russians Love Birch Trees, as part of the Publishing the World book club, reflect on the novel and publication.
Publishing Perspectives’ #EtherIssue live chat on Wednesday will focus on the trend toward short reads, newly represented by the Rooster app for iOS.
IPR License’s Tom Chalmers talks to a trio of university press directors about their strategies for pursuing foreign rights sales.
Carolyn Kellogg reports in the Los Angeles Times about how ResultSource Inc. was able, through clever machinations, to generate a #1 New York Times bestseller.
Reflecting on Jill Krementz’s iconic photo of Stephen King, Roger Tagholm considers the mystery of what is revealed by the author’s photograph.
Portland’s Tin House Press, born out of the eponymous magazine, continues to foster a community of engaged readers interested in eclectic small press publishing.