A diverse, all-female group of authors has been selected for the US’ National Book Foundation’s ‘5 Under 35’ program, honoring fiction debuts.
Called ‘a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,’ the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London.
Beginning September 27, you can read English translations of excerpts from the six shortlisted German Book Prize titles at the ‘New Books in German’ site.
Selling rights not only to other African publishers but also ‘in Europe, in North America and recently to the Arab world,’ AmaBooks presses on in Zimbabwe.
Having named a shortlist in June, the Miles Franklin prize goes to Perth’s Josephine Wilson, who publishes with University of Western Australia Publishing.
As our China Bestseller Lists for July go to press, OpenBook’s conference in Beijing has put the 2016 value of the Chinese books market at US$21 billion.
Based on sales at 3,115 physical stores and 11 online retailers, here are the June 2017 monthly bestseller lists from China using OpenBook and Trajectory data.
From Crain’s New York Business: Dedicated to bringing international books to US readers, New Vessel Press is a self-funded independent publisher.
From crime fiction to medical advice with a sense of humor, both well-known authors and new voices were among the bestselling books in Germany last year.
A new novel is based on the author for which the Jalal Al-e Ahmad Literary Awards are named. Bairami’s ‘Barren’ is set in 1982.