The World Book Day promotion from Amazon Publishing this year offers international reads from several imprints and nine countries.
Annual StatShot Report 2021: US Revenues Up 12.3 Percent
The Association of American Publishers, in its annual-report estimates, sees a US$3.23-billion jump in 2021 over 2020.
World Book Day: Amazon Publishing’s #ReadTheWorld
Ready for free downloads, this is the fifth year of Amazon’s World Book Day giveaway in international literature, with seven translations.
Amazon Publishing’s Eoin Purcell: ‘Surprise Books’ and Other Pandemic Effects
Ongoing pandemic market conditions for Amazon Publishing in London, Eoin Purcell says, reflect ‘intensity’ in entertainment consumption.
In London, a Call for Publishers to ‘Name Translators on the Cover’
Authors including Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, Olga Tokarczuk, Max Porter, and Bernardine Evaristo lead the Society of Authors’ appeal.
Keiichiro Hirano Leads Amazon Publishing’s World Book Day Titles
To celebrate World Book Day, Amazon Publishing is offering ‘At the End of the Matinee’ by Keiichiro Hirano and other translations for free download through April 24.
Amazon Crossing Kids’ Marilyn Brigham on Children’s Books in Translation
Books on Amazon Crossing Kids’ list this year include titles from Asia for the first time, as the imprint’s range expands.
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.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s New ‘Zikora’ Released by Amazon Original Stories
Released ahead of the US election, Adichie’s ‘Zikora’ is about ‘the additional burden of fear carried by Black women’ in maternity.
Amazon Crossing’s Liza Darnton on Translation: ‘Wildly, Unabashedly Interested’
The largest publisher of translated work is bringing Françoise Sagan’s unfinished ‘Four Corners of the Heart’ into English.