The six novels chosen for the 2021 Booker Prize for Fiction represent an even split this year between women and men.
The 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in the United States prompts AUPresses to highlight its ‘Books for Understanding’ resource.
In London, the £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction goes to Susanna Clarke for her second novel, the fantasy ‘Piranesi.’
The writer and broadcast presenter Viv Groskop joins the jury when Mel Giedroyc needs to step away from the assignment for this year.
The sociologist and activist Auma Obama gives the October address as Tsitsi Dangarembga wins the German Book Trade Peace Prize.
As much as £2.2 billion (US$3.1 billion) in revenue, the Publishers Association says, is imperiled in the UK’s copyright consultation.
The British charity BookTrust refreshed its Bookstart Baby Bag program which donates new board books to families with babies.
The longlist for the German Book Prize includes five authors’ debuts, and a focus on both ‘origin and history’ and contemporary concerns.
‘Blackness beyond borders’ is surfaced in the work of Afro-Italian writers in a culture often assumed to be white.
The German Book Prize announces a series of author readings running through October 1 and set in many parts of Germany.