Lee Child, author of the Jack Reacher novels, is among the jurors for the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction, which will issue its longlist in July.
In its year-opening issue, Words Without Borders collects travel writing from nine authors, translated from German, Polish, Norwegian, Hungarian, and more.
From Italy, the United States, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Spain, and the Netherlands, here’s a year-end look at titles with tidings of brisk rights activity.
Arabic-to-English translator Marilyn Booth tells us about the challenges and positive signals she sees for Arabic literature in translation to reach new readers.
The popularity of anime and a moving storyline are capturing Chinese filmgoers’ and readers’ interest in Makato Shinkai’s bestselling ‘Weathering With You.’
A new location for the Non/Fiction Book Fair in Moscow brings higher book sales, international contacts, and a look at the top Russian books of 2019.
Berlin-based Dom Publishers has built its own distribution and sales network in Russia to navigate local regulations and market dynamics.
Charting a five-year downturn in US college students’ spending on course materials, the Association of American Publishers cites a drop in the 2019 fall term.
Listing bestselling work, BookNet Canada takes a look back at this year–and at a decade that started by putting ‘Fifty Shades’ on top.
In this ‘Words Without Borders’ issue on true crime, Susan Harris asks, for the reader, ‘Is this the truth of the case? And if not, how can I tell?’