‘It’s dangerous when religion thinks it has the market cornered on morality,’ Dan Brown told his readers at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Seeing the French president join the German chancellor in opening France’s Guest of Honor program at Frankfurt, French literary agents survey the market.
Frankfurter Buchmesse’s self publishing program on October 13 includes speakers from leading international platforms and the Alliance of Independent Authors.
Surprise–for Kazuo Ishiguro and industry–mixes with reassurance as the Swedish Academy returns to more traditional interpretations of the literature Nobel.
Canongate flies in author Matt Haig to meet his international publishers at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Haig’s previous titles sold into 22 countries.
At a book trade event in New York, NORLA presented a selection of Norwegian writers and offered American publishers a closer look at Norway’s literary market.
Now with a ‘pitch slam’ event in which writers present projects to agents, the November ‘Writer’s Summit’ is co-chaired by The Guardian’s Alison Flood.
The Montreal-based Cundill History Prize longlist includes historians’ looks at Islamic culture, US evangelical faith, the Attica Prison uprising, and more.
A diverse, all-female group of authors has been selected for the US’ National Book Foundation’s ‘5 Under 35’ program, honoring fiction debuts.
Hailed for grasp of ‘the beauty and complexities of rural America,’ Annie Proulx is to be the 30th laureate of the National Book Foundation’s top honor.