Taking many in the British publishing community by surprise, Costa Book Awards is discontinuing its long-running program.
The late start to primary and secondary schools in parts of China meant fewer class reading lists than usual influencing the charts.
A big step forward for the 19-year-old nonprofit, Words Without Borders re-introduces its work in a new, agile site redesign.
The Serbian-Canadian author David Albahari wins the €10,000 biennial Aleksandar Tišma International Literary Prize.
Productions are underway, expanding the Dr. Seuss Enterprises partnership with Netflix for new animated projects for a preschool audience.
With praise for the boosts that awards programs can offer, two scholars agree that translation of Arabic fiction is lagging in world markets.
‘Tomb of Sand’ is the first novel translated from an Indian language to win the award. Shree and Rockwell split the International Booker’s £50,000 purse.
Mohammed Alnaas, from Libya, has become the youngest writer to win the International Prize for Arabic Fiction.
Titles in this Rights Roundup come from Turkey, Spain, France, Finland, and Sweden, and include work for adults and young readers.
The Branford Boase program annually awards a debut novel for children–and the winning author’s editor is honored, too.