Kuala Lumpur is the 2020 World Book capital; more political books in the US released and compete with growing sales of Woodward’s ‘Fear’; and PRH has a new CFO.
Recognizing the careers of the Chilean-American author Isabel Allende and the science-foundation program director Doron Weber, the National Book Foundation’s medals are its lifetime achievement honors.
Canadian children’s book publisher Kids Can Press will see two of its book properties transformed into television shows next fall: Ashley Spires’ graphic novels about Binky the Space Cat and a picture-book series by Geneviève Côté. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @porter_anderson Books-to-Television Adaptations anada’s Kids Can Press has announced today (September 20) two new television productions based on its …
‘Ranging across space and time,’ according to jury chair Kwame Anthony Appiah, the 2018 Man Booker Prize shortlist includes three authors from the UK, one from Canada, two from the United States.
Mario Vargas Llosa speaks with Salman Rushdie onstage at Hay’s Arequipa event in November’s four days of programming in Peru, a festival that features historical, science, sports, and food elements, as well as literary work.
Led by the American poet Danez Smith, this year’s trio of Forward Prize winners have collected a total £16,000 in prize money in the program’s Southbank Centre awards evening in London.
Literary agent Stephanie Barrouillet looks at trending themes in global children’s books markets, like diversity, emotional growth, and current events.
From mystery, history and political hot buttons to romance, memoir, and a children’s book, this rights roundup–on the run-up to Frankfurt–finds us looking at work from seven nations and selling into more than three times that many territories and/or languages.
In its 20th year, the Frankfurt Fellows Program welcomes 16 young publishing professionals from many parts of the world. Their program includes on-site publisher meetings in three cities of Germany prior to the start of the fair.
The 10 books longlisted by the National Book Foundation for the 2018 National Book Awards in fiction feature five titles from imprints of Penguin Random House and one each from Graywolf, McSweeney’s, Soho Press, Workman, and Simon & Schuster.