In Hall 4.1 at Frankfurter Buchmesse, UAE stands were busy with meetings, new initiative presentations, and anticipation of upcoming fairs in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi.
Pre-Frankfurt: The Booker Prize Outlines Its Winner Ceremony, Partnered With BBC
The November 3 event this year makes wider use of the BBC’s visual, audio, and digital channels in a 45-minute program.
Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize Announces Its 2021 Shortlist
With its finalists to be named from Frankfurter Buchmesse, the Cundill History Prize releases its shortlist.
Coming in March: A New Platform for the Pubeasy Ordering System
‘A streamlined modern interface’ is promised in the coming rebuild of the Web-based international book ordering system.
UK: Society of Authors Names Translation Prize Winners
Jhumpa Lahiri is the headliner on this list of 2020 awards, for her translation of ‘Trick’ by Domenico Starnone for Europa Editions.
Many Elections Ago: The First Translation from Amazon Crossing
The first Amazon Crossing translation was released 10 years ago today. Born into a political season, the imprint is widening its own campaign.
PublisHer Opens Its New Initiative, With ‘Unmasked’ Interviews
The international PublisHer professional network of ‘bookwomen’ rolls out its #Unmasked series of video interviews with women in publishing.
Simon de Jocas on Publishers Without Borders: A Way To Smile
Co-creating the Publishers Without Borders Facebook group, says Simon de Jocas, are all about ‘making sure people feel they belong.’
Coronavirus: Amazon Temporarily Deprioritizes Books; Torino Postpones
As the COVID-19 emergency rises with remarkable and deadly speed, Amazon moves to prioritize crisis-related products over others.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces shortlists and readies a special program at London Book Fair on the impact of literature prizes on translation.