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Burmese Publishing Recovering from Bribery, Turmoil

Bones Will Crow

James Byrne examples Burmese literature as it has evolved beyond mass censorship, and saw reasons for cautious optimism.

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So You Want to Be a Famous Self-Published Author?

Warren Adler is best known for his novel "The War of the Roses"

Veteran author Warren Adler offers a reality check for would-be authors who believe fame and fortune is just a book away.

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Your Cheat Sheets to 2015’s Translated Fiction in English

Translated Literature 2015

Typographical Era has produced a visual guide to 2015’s translated fiction, while Three Percent has updated its database and PEN UK surveyed its publishers.

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Atticus Lish’s Superb Tale Re-imagines American Immigration

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In the novel, Preparation for the Next Life (Tyrant Books), author Atticus Lish offers a contemporary American immigration story set in Flushing, Queens.

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How Publishers Can Work with Entrepreneur Authors

Judith Curr is the president and publisher of Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster.

“We should act like a grown-up and think like a start up,” says Judith Curr of Atria Books when it comes to working with with entrepreneur authors today.

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January 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

The Remains of War

Our monthly selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, uncovers a superb memoir of a WWII concentration camp in Indonesia.

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Books That Get Us Excited: The World Between Two Covers

The World Between Two Covers

Blogger Ann Morgan read 197 books—one from each UN recognized nation plus Taiwan—and her work has now been compiled into a new book to be published in May.

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The Best Book Gift? A Hand-Translated Title

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Working in the book business can make one cynical about giving and receiving books as gifts, but the gift of a hand-translated title was a special surprise.

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UK Publishers Discuss Favorite Books of 2014

The Miniaturist

The Guardian looks back on 2014 from the perspective of a long list of British publishers, asking, what books made their year?

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HAIL, FRIENDS!: A Poem Celebrating the Year in Publishing

Roger Tagholm

In the tradition of the annual New Yorker Christmas poem, Roger Tagholm serves up some verse to celebrate the year in publishing passed.

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