Foreign rights buyers are turning their attention to the language of Borges and Bolaño — At last! say agents and publishers.
Download: Publishing Perspectives Spring 2016 Magazine
From rights on offer at the London Book Fair to digital developments in Thailand, our Spring 2016 magazine highlights rights opportunities across the globe.
Exploring the Role and Craft of Translation at London Book Fair
“Reflecting the sector’s growing significance,” translation and the work of translators have a strong presence in 2016 London Book Fair programming.
Fans of Chinese Literature Look for Rising Readership
There is, observers say, ‘a group of readers, albeit growing slowly, who are fans of Chinese literature and see it as a way to learn more about China.’
Amazon Invests in India’s Westland: ‘Still Very Much Day One’
India’s Business Standard reports that Amazon has purchased a 26-percent share in Westland, the book publishing unit of Tata’s Trent Ltd.
The Task of a Translator in Today’s Market
As more German translations are published in the USA, the German Book Office New York supports the growing community of German-to-English literary translators.
Amazon Commits $10 Million to Translations, Prompting Questions
As Amazon invests $10 million its translation project, Susan Bernofsky ask if Amazon is turning translation into a ‘glorified form of self-publishing.’
The Life-Changing Magic of Translations
The buzz at the Frankfurt Book Fair this year is that more translations are finding their way into English language markets through indie publishers.
Amazon’s International Treasure Hunt
In just four years, the Seattle giant has become one of the leading publishers of translated fiction in the United States. And now, it is working on Germany.
On Books in Translation in the American Market
The German Book Office’s Riky Stock spoke to editors and publishers about the factors at play when considering publishing a translation in the US market.