For the first time, a translator will chair the International Booker Prize jury, with Singapore-born translator Jeremy Tiang aboard, as well.
Industry Notes: HarperCollins announces new rights territories for Jeffrey Archer’s work; Welbeck has a license for England Football.
‘Changing the world is hard and the highest ideals may have unintended consequences,’ writes Richard Charkin in his column of queries.
Making quick adjustments when a new level of COVID-19 alert went into effect, Singapore’s Book Council mounted the AFCC digitally.
The 2021 edition of Russia’s Yasnaya Polyana literary competition includes a 45-book longlist in contemporary Russian prose.
A work by Aoko Matsuda in its English translation by Polly Barton leads the 2021 CLMP ‘Firecracker Awards’ honorees.
The digital edition of London Book Fair on June 29 features an eight-hour sequence of programming headlined by author Matt Haig.
‘The Journal of Arabic Studies’ premieres in January, in a new partnership between Brill Publishing and Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre.
Recommendations on TikTok and other media push Alex Michaelides’ bestselling debut onto the charts in China in May.
The Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga is to receive the 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for her work that examines ‘global questions of justice.’