With the shortlist to be announced September 13, the Man Booker Prize ‘Dozen’ is marked, judges say, by writing that is ‘uniformly fresh, energetic and important.’
The public may be less than thrilled to see Japan’s latest major book prizes awarded to people who are ‘not TV talent or celebrities,” commentators say, but that is ‘as it should be.’
The 2016 shortlist for the IPG Independent Publishing Awards showcases how publishers are generating sales from new business models and digital projects.
For a 10th year, IPG Independent Publishing Awards will recognize the work of UK independent publishers and offer a business boost for the winners.
No, Murakami’s 1Q84 didn’t make the list of 25 titles for the Best Translated Book Awards for fiction, but every one that did is well worth seeking out.
Walter Dean Myers, the new US National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, wants to communicate that reading is a matter of life and death.
Small pubs may welcome a sales boost, but the new relationships and deals resulting from an awards nod may pay greater dividends in the long-term.
PEN has selected 11 projects out of 130 submitted to fund for translation.
With a focused list of short translations, UK’s Peirene Press has quickly developed a cult following among London’s smart set.
Beleaguered bookseller Waterstone’s is counting on aNobii, a book-oriented social networking site originally developed in Hong Kong, to help save them. By Roger Tagholm LONDON: Troubled UK chain Waterstone’s is pinning its hopes on the aNobii app which it officially launches next month. Not much has been said about this so-called “social bookselling” website, but it was clear from talking to …