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.
From nine languages on three continents, the Man Booker International Prize will again split the winners’ award between author and translator.
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.
Jurors have been named in the 2019 German Book Prize competition. The winner will be announced on October 14 during the Frankfurter Buchmesse.
Almost evenly divided between fiction and nonfiction, the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize longlist features issues of gender, identity, mental health and medicine.
Overall book sales in the Czech Republic are up as the number of new titles published declines slightly. Industry consolidation and a focus on high-performing books may be the cause.
The Man Group is ending its sponsorship of the UK’s most prestigious literary prize, the Man Booker Prize, and complaints and criticism are now following.
The Costa Book of the Year prize goes to its biography category winner, a tale of the Dutch Nazi resistance by Bart van Es.
The coming Frankfurter Buchmesse Guest of Honor program is off to an agile start, as we feature several foreign rights hits from Norway–plus work from Germany and India–in our first 2019 Rights Roundup.