Richard Nash Q&A: Sneak Peak at Redlemonade, Discusses Reading, Personal History

In Global Trade Talk by Guest Contributor

By Chris Kubica Last week, I asked my colleague, Richard Nash, founder of Cursor — a “Publishing 3.0” startup based in Brooklyn, New York, publishing consultant, and former editor and chief of Soft Skull Press — if I could have a public conversation with him about himself, his work and reading habits, all things publishing, and about Cursor. Graciously, Richard …

German Edition of Franzen’s Freedom Suffers from Dual Translators

In German Buch News by Siobhan O'Leary

By Siobhan O’Leary The massive 736-page tome that is the German edition of Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom, has just been released in Germany to overwhelmingly positive reviews and is already quickly racing up the list of Amazon.de’s top-selling titles. However, in a round-up of industry news, Buchreport sums up the Süddeutsche Zeitung‘s coverage of the release with a question about whether the …

WIN “Fame” by Daniel Kehlmann

In What's the Buzz by Helen Gregg

The German Book Office’s September Book of the Month is Fame by Daniel Kehlmann. From the press release: “Fame and facelessness, truth and deception, spin their way through all nine episodes of this captivating, wickedly funny, and perpetually surprising novel as paths cross and plots thicken, as characters become real people and real people morph into characters. The result is …