AMELI, the Association Maghrebine des Editeurs du Livre Independents, was launched late last month. The organization currently has 22 members
It’s book awards time in the UK! The five Costa Book Awards were all won by women writers, while Queen Elizabeth’s New Years Honours List included several authors.
Cultural differences aside, China’s book market is itself largely a self-contained entity—politically, socially and, more importantly, economically.
The West, argues Duncan Jepson, will continue to fail to understand China, its people, and its literature so long as it projects its own values onto the nation.
News out of Japan suggests Apple will launch Japanese-language ebooks in January, with a selection of 80,000 titles from publishers including Kadokawa, Shogakukan, and Kodansha.
Superior Formatting Publishing offered a version of War and Peace, through B&N’s Nook store, but a find/replace error changed the word Kindle to Nook throughout.
For long-time ebook buyers indoctrinated in Amazon’s convenient ecosystem, trying to make the switch to a competitor can lead to frustration and disappointment.
Surprisingly, Apple leads Brazil’s ebook sales, but by 2014 Amazon should dominate, with Kobo, Google, Saraiva and others behind. We explain why.
Andri Snaer Magnason’s The Story of the Blue Planet has been a worldwide hit and considered by many as on par with The Little Prince. The author talks about its translation into English.
Recently reissued Basti by Pakistani Intizar Husain, arguably ‘the finest novel on Partition,’ underscores the numerous difficulties of literary translation.