The acclaimed young Irish author Sally Rooney is the winner of the 2018 Costa Book Prize in the novel category. The overall Costa Book of the Year is to be named January 29.
The Costa Book Awards for 2018 drew a record 641 entries across the program’s five categories. In January, the five category winners will be announced, followed by the overall winner’s ceremony.
Ahead of Frankfurt, Finnish publishing house Siltala has seen record-breaking sales for a book that brought in a six-figure deal at the London Book Fair in April.
‘I love puzzling out words and constructions’ in translation, says Shelley Frisch, with references to her Stach-Kafka work.
Jessie Hartland knew many people interested in Steve Jobs wouldn’t read Walter Isaacson’s 630-page biography, so she depicted Job’s life in a graphic novel.
A new biography of the late JD Salinger claims that five additional works will be published between 2015 and 2020.
The e-book version of Steve Jobs’ biography has already become the top-selling e-book ever in Brazil just two weeks after its release.
By Erin L. Cox Undaunted by my busy schedule and on the eve of a week of Book Expo America activities, I zipped down to Washington, DC last weekend to participate in Saturday’s 2nd Annual Compleat Biographer Conference. Organized by the Biographers International Organization, it brought together biographers from around the country and the world to speak to some of …
By Hannah Johnson On Sunday, Simon & Schuster in the US and Little, Brown in the UK simultaneously announced the forthcoming publication of iSteve: The Book of Jobs by Walter Isaacson. The book is scheduled for publication in early 2012. Isaacson, the author of Einstein: His Life and Universe (2007), Benjamin Franklin: An American Life (2003), and Kissinger: A Biography …
By Benjamin Moser UTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS — Nobody’s ugly at two a.m., so the t-shirt slogan goes. One evening a few years ago, I was sitting in my Dutch garden, talking to some friends about Clarice Lispector, the Jewish-Brazilian mystic writer. Having recently left the security of my publishing job in order to devote myself full-time to writing, I’d been …