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.
The Community of Literary Magazines and Presses’ 2019 Firecracker Awards mark five years in honoring fiction, nonfiction, poetry and literary magazines.
A ‘lack of imagination on the part of publishers is hampering the development of a reading culture in Kenya,’ says the Kenyan author Peter Kimani.
Called a ‘Diversity Report,’ a new study looks at the status of translated literature various book markets, with emphasis on Austria and Slovenia.