Asking this year ‘if abuse and bigotry are anything but the norm,’ the annual VIDA Count for 2017 looks at how women are represented and reviewed in US literary publications.
US-based Authors Guild announced a series of traveling workshops for writers around the country and honored ‘VIDA: Women in Literary Arts’ with its most prestigious award.
Gore Vidal was our contemporary Montaigne, our Wilde, our Edmund Wilson. Many of his books will last, with the essays being among the most vital.
Indian publishing exec David Davidar’s tepid novel Ithaca offers little more than cliches for publishing insiders, but could serve as a 101 course for neophytes.
Ex-Penguin Canada President David Davidar will be focused on Aleph Book Company, a new publishing house headquartered in New Delhi, India.
by Edward Nawotka This past summer former president of Penguin Group Canada David Davidar was embroiled in a sex scandal that forced him to leave his job. Today comes the news that he’s just sold a fictional publishing tell-all to McClelland & Stewart in the fall of 2011. There have been several blasé exposes of life in publishing and the ones …
Ahead of Frankfurter Buchmesse, the Brazilian Publishers group releases rights catalogues of books from more than 40 publishing houses.
The work in our Rights Roundup comes from Norway, Finland, France, and from Spain by way of an Italian tale of bravery.
The Singapore Book Awards this year add a ‘hybrid book’ category and open a new reader’s choice voting program.
Widening its newly announced Scribd Audio program, the subscription service announces new Spanish-language audiobooks for its Mexican users.