From Haaretz: There may be signals that more Arabic-language material is being translated into Hebrew, although the situation is complex.
British-born translator Jessica Cohen and Israeli author David Grossman share the £50,000 Man Booker International purse for ‘A Horse Walks Into a Bar.’
From Haaretz: With Israel’s fixed-price ‘Book Law’ repealed, reports are that this year’s Hebrew Book Week sees less aggressive discounts than in the past.
With Smadar Herzfeld’s ‘Trail of Miracles’ out in Aloma Halter’s translation from the Hebrew, we hear from author, translator and editorial director.
This year’s group of Zev Birger Fellows for the Jerusalem International Book Fair will see the event coincide for the first time with Hebrew Book Week.
Literary agent Stephanie Barrouillet is preparing her rights list of French, Spanish and international children’s books to showcase at the Bologna Book Fair
Our international publishing colleagues tell us which books are on their holiday gift lists this year. We wish you happy holidays and a wonderful New Year.
Calls are out now for June’s Jerusalem International Book Fair fellows and London’s ‘Introduction to Rights’ program registration.
International publishing rights agent Stephanie Barrouillet of Tel Aviv describes the effects of a short-lived fixed-price law, just repealed by Israel.
Promising that the Kafka-Brod papers will be made ‘accessible in the broadest way for generations to come,’ a long legal controversy comes to an end at the National Library of Israel.