Now in its second year, the publisher-owned Fraktura bookshop serves as a hub of literary events and trusted recommendations in Zagreb.
Mohamed Mbougar Sarr wins the 2021 Prix Goncourt
The publishing house Philippe Rey has its first Prix Goncourt winner: Senegalese author Mohamed Mbougar Sarr. Rights are selling extremely quickly.
Frankfurter Buchmesse Goers: ‘So Nice To Be Home Again’
Trade visitors and exhibitors at Frankfurter Buchmesse spoke of the importance of supporting trade shows and doing business in person.
Rights Roundup: Quick Sales for a Vietnamese Conservationist and Her Sun Bear
Environmental activist Trang Nguyen is releasing her first book for young readers. She and Sorya the sun bear are making rights sales.
Border Crossings: A Rights Roundup for a Stay-at-Home Season
Trending somewhat toward the noir this time, our deals come from France, Germany, Sweden, the UK, and the States–several titles are parts of series.
Croatian Publisher Fraktura Releases Igor Štiks’ Latest Novel, ‘W’
Igor Štiks’ works have been translated into 15 languages. Fraktura publisher Seid Serdarević has high hopes for this new mystery and political reflection.
Saša Stanišić Wins 2019 German Book Prize
Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is the 2019 German Book Prize winner for ‘Origins,’ about recollection and identity.
Industry Notes: Europa Buys ‘Shadowplay’ US Rights; S&S UK Hires Back Clare Hey
An Atlantic crossing for Joseph O’Connor’s ‘Shadowplay’ from Europa Editions, and a boomerang career move for publishing director Clare Hey in London.
Istanbul Literary Festival 2019 Opens Applications for Fellows; Deadline Extended to February 27
In its eighth year, Turkey’s fellowship for publishing professionals at Istanbul’s Tanpinar festival will again offer a three-day program of information and engagement.
Zagreb’s Sandorf Agency: Sršen on Soyinka, Sloterdijk, and Success
Having attracted Nobel Prize-winner Wole Soyinka to the Pula Book Fair, Zagreb’s Ivan Sršen says he sees promise in Croatia’s young editors.
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