Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid has sold more than 3 million copies in Italy. This week, the author visits his publisher in Milan—and a lot of young fans
International rights directors at two UK book publishers survey the continued importance of rights to an industry in search of new revenue channels.
In an interview with Words Without Borders, Elizabeth Kostova talks about her work ‘to get all this wonderful contemporary literature from Bulgaria into English.’
When everyone faces the effects of the political ‘echo chamber,’ hearing counter-opinions can be important. And the UK’s Iain Dale is happy to offer some balance.
Litprom, the Society for Promotion of African, Asian and Latin American Literature, has chosen 10 titles from German and Swiss publishers.
Million-copy-selling bestsellers get Platinum status in the UK’s new edition of the Specsavers-sponsored award, market performances verified by Nielsen.
Extending the outreach effort of its literature programs for young people, New Zealand’s Storylines Trust revamps its plans for more touring this year.
This year’s Kurt Wolff Prize has been awarded to Frankfurt-based Schöffling & Co. Verlag, honoring its 25-year tradition of independent publishing.
Human rights lawyer Philippe Sands won the Baillie Gifford Prize for his book on his family’s WWII history, genocide and the origins of international law.
‘To question who we are and what we aspire to be,’ Canada’s eight-decade-old literary awards announce their 2016 winners in French and English.