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The British Book Awards, or ‘Nibbies’–which comprise both industry and book honors–today announce their books of the year shortlists.
This year’s recipients of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, as announced to date, come from Morocco, Kuwait, Algeria, Lebanon, the United Kingdom, and the United Arab Emirates.
The Wellcome Book Prize shortlist highlights work from independent publishers Canongate, CB Editions, Oneworld, and Text Publishing. And the Selfies announce their first year’s honors.
A widening chorus of literary voices from the Arab world is being heard on the international stage, thanks in part to the leadership of the UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book award, says Lebanon’s Nasser Jarrous.
From nine languages on three continents, the Man Booker International Prize will again split the winners’ award between author and translator.
As confusion on Brexit continues, the London Book Fair International Book Awards audience cheered internationalism in the largest yet round of honors.
The widely accepted ‘3-percent rule’ of translated literature in English-language markets may be changing, as Nielsen Book reports trend more translated books published in the UK.
A California-based charitable fund, Crankstart–the foundation created by a British venture capitalist and an American journalist–has been named the Booker Prize’s new sponsor.
Allison Al-Masri offers reading recommendations on Arabic literature in translation and talks about the role of prizes like the Sheikh Zayed Book Award in bringing Arabic writing to more readers.