Hosted on the Man Booker Prize site, the new feature commemorates moments in the award program’s first half-century and captures archival material and timelines.
In an op-ed article, Moroccan Author Abdellah Taïa calls for an end to the Moroccan government’s silence on rape and poverty in the country.
The winner of the 2018 PEN Pinter Prize and acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will address the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s opening press conference on the morning of October 9, the eve of the book fair’s official opening.
The rapid political news cycle and a big list of Trump-themed political books hitting the market make publishers’ release dates even more important.
Established to let journalists publish books quickly about current political issues, the UK’s independent press Byline Media will feature its first book–on responses to injustice–at its annual festival opening Friday.
‘Up-to-the-minute political and scientific discourses’ are at the heart of the September 5 to 15 International Literature Festival Berlin this year, which is programmed around six guiding pillars of interest.
The conflict between artist and commerce, writes Richard Russo, ‘today is playing out algorithmically and those algorithms have not been designed for authors’ benefit.’
This is the second year of operation for Germany’s Buchtrailer Awards and the third year for the UK’s Republic of Consciousness Prize for small presses. Both niche programs have opened for submissions.
In an echo of the efforts the Trump White House made in January to block Macmillan’s ‘Fire and Fury,’ Simon & Schuster’s counsel has rebuffed a Trump campaign attempt to stop ‘Unhinged,’ calling the Trump effort ‘hollow legal threats.’
As Simon & Schuster prepares to release new political books, the Authors Guild condemns Trump’s assaults on the news media.