Winter moves among independent publishers: Nonfiction works are the focus in Europa Compass, and Chicago Review Press buys Oklahoma’s Council Oak Books.
In Rome, a North American publisher joins its Italian founder in a new English-language bookshop. And in Rotterdam, Sweek launches another competition.
Future Publish’s program at Leipzig Book Fair includes a tour, as literary fiction and free speech intersect at conferences in the US and UK.
With a sharp eye for languages ‘under-represented in translation’ and a huge response to its call at Frankfurt Book Fair for submissions, AmazonCrossing, the new leader in translation publication, arrives at London Book Fair in rapid expansion.
Trendy and chic, translation publisher Europa Editions has been dubbed a ‘coveted intellectual brand’ by The New York Times Style Magazine.
Were you to give your own award to a translated book from the last year, who would win? Tell us a little about your top pick.
This year’s coveted German Book Trade Peace Prize will go to Algerian writer Boualem Sansal during a ceremony on Sunday October 16 in Frankfurt
For many readers something that is edifying is entertaining. They aren’t mutually exclusive. But you wouldn’t know that from some of the most popular translations.
Michael Reynolds, Editor-in-chief of Europa Editions, discusses Europa’s success publishing translations, its new Tonga imprint, and plans for expansion to the UK.
The English publisher is devoted exclusively to translations from French, and business is good By Olivia Snaije Books in translation? And only from French? Most would have seen it as a long shot. Yet the founders of the 3-year old London-based Gallic Books, Jane Aitken, Managing Director, and Editorial Director Pilar Webb, have pulled it off and then some. They …
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