From the Christian Science Monitor: Translator Anna Zielińska-Elliott’s specialty in Murakami began with ‘something really universal’ in his work.
From 45 honorees, five shortlisted contenders will be revealed on September 4, a PW Star Watch ‘Superstar’ to be named on September 6 in New York City.
Netflix acquires comic book publisher Millarworld. Barnes & Noble Education adds positions in Brazil, France, Mexico with Student Brands.
From the Los Angeles Review of Books: Focusing on one region at a time, UK independent house Peter Owen is translating titles in groups of three at a time.
From the VOA: Amid tough economic times in South Africa, consumers are supporting a growing number of used book stores, avoiding new-book prices.
A US judge ruled that publisher Moppet Books violated copyright by publishing children’s books based on modern literary works like Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Tested by years of economic struggles, Malaysian publisher Arief Hakim watches for signs of benefit in change. It’s been ‘a perfect storm,’ he says.
Draft2Digital’s ebook platform adds international library distribution. London’s Quarto partners with two new distributors for Iberoamericana.
Co-written by Graeme Simsion and Anne Buist, ‘Two Steps Forward’ is proving a rights-sales hit for Melbourne-based Text Publishing.
From The Reykjavik Grapevine: A collective of international writers in Iceland challenge concepts and constraints on Icelandic literature and publishing.