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Hispabooks: Spain Beyond Orwell and Hemingway

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Madrid’s Hispabooks is at the vanguard of bringing modern Spanish authors and books to English-language readers.

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Can an Oil-and-Gas Exec Disrupt the Book Business?

Gordon Ross wants to disrupt the book business.

Bangkok-based Gordon Ross says disrupting the book industry is a business challenge, and has launched Bleeding Heart Publications to test his instincts.

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How Much Can You Fake in Publishing?

Zoe Sugg poses with Girl Online, which she didn't write...

In the UK, Zoella was revealed to have used a ghostwriter, while Clare Balding’s book cover looks fake, but isn’t. How much of this is okay?

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“México20″ List Spotlights Top Young Mexican Authors

Eduardo Rabasa is one of the featured authors on the México20 list.

The México20 list highlights 20 Mexican authors under 40 to be promoted in 2015 when Mexico is Guest of Honor at the London Book Fair.

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December 2014 Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

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Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, includes several nonfiction titles in history, science and more.

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The Strange Beauty of Murkami’s “The Strange Library”

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The hardcover edition of Haruki Murakami’s new short novel, The Strange Library, earned raves for both the text and the design.

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Finding a New Way to Bring Shakespeare to YA Readers

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Dennis Abrams is using Pentian to crowdfund the publication of his new YA series on Shakespeare, based on his Publishing Perspectives reading group

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Major Award to Honor African Literature Written in Kiswahili

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A major new award, the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature, was announced earlier this month at the Ake Art & Books Festival in Nigeria.

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On the “Rediscovery” of Novelist John Williams

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The Los Angeles Review of Books looks at the rediscovery of the novelist John Williams, whose book, Stoner, has become a surprise global bestseller.

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5 Tips for Editing Literary Works in Translation

GBO Translation Panel, from left to right: Ed Nawotka, Edwin Frank, Susan Bernofsky, tk and tk.

Three top US book editors and one translator share their top tips for working with and editing literary translations.

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