Zhejiang University Press has events at BIBF this week, as Japan’s Toto Serkan looks at Japan’s mobile gaming market, and Scotland’s Society of Young Publishers weighs the industry’s interest in new skills.
Despite the fact that he says, ‘I don’t consider myself a historical novelist at all,’ Simon Mawer wins the £30,000 pound Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction.
Scotland’s Palimpsest started as a pre-press and services provider, but seeing an open niche, is now publishing digital editions of Scottish classics.
Both the United States-based Rakuten OverDrive and the UK-based Nielsen Book are named today as new partners for CILIP in Libraries Week 2019.
The second international event in the PublisHer series featured performance, discussion, and networking at the International Publishers Association’s ‘Africa Rising’ seminar in Nairobi.
The Man Booker International has its first Arabic-language winner. Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Boston-born translator Marilyn Booth split the £50,000 award.
The British Book Awards, or ‘Nibbies’–which comprise both industry and book honors–today announce their books of the year shortlists.
The British Book Awards organizers report having ‘an incredibly strong list of more than 50 submissions’ for its new small-press category.
The Independent Bookshop of the Year category of the 2019 Nibbies has a 48-store shortlist and is broken into nine regions in its initial round.
Translation now has an official representative at the London Book Fair, with Jeremy Tiang as the first named to the honor. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘In a Time of Increased Division’ f the name is ringing a bell, it may be that you’re recalling our August interview with Jeremy Tiang for his work as guest editor for Words …