The iconic fiction and nonfiction writer of 20th-century American gay life, Edmund White, receives the medal from film director John Waters on November 20.
‘Topics of inclusion, global issues, science, the environment, and nature themes’ are the focus of Greystone’s new line of books for children.
The American Literary Translators Association announces a longlist of 12 prose and 12 poetry titles in its annual awards for translation into English.
A set of six novels the Booker’s Gaby Wood calls ‘political, orchestral, fearless, felt’ is announced in London, the 2019 Booker Prize shortlist.
New fiction on China’s bestseller lists captures the contemporary sensibilities of young adults in the country’s largest cities.
Citing ‘so many successful debuts to discover’ among its list of 20 titles, the jury of the German Book Prize has released its 2019 longlist.
Hoping ‘it helps Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial increase its presence in the Catalan-language market,’ the company buys the 34-year-old La Campana.
The 2019 Booker Prize longlist comprises the work of a particularly international collection of authors, including two former laureates.
The chief of St. Petersburg’s comics and graphic novels publisher Bumknigo says it’s unlikely the sector will find the traction it has in France or the US.
This year’s winner, ‘Celestial Bodies,’ had a 30-fold increase in sales in the week following the Booker International ceremony.