The author of Oprah Book Club selection ‘Breath, Eyes, Memory,’ Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat has won the 25th Neustadt Prize, awarded biennially.
Nine African cities are included in the new listing of ‘Creative Cities’ from UNESCO, seven of them for an emphasis on literature among urban settings.
The second American to win the UK’s coveted Man Booker Prize for Fiction, George Saunders takes the £50,000 purse for his novel ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’.
As the winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction is announced, prize juror Colin Thubron offers an inside look at the selection process.
With a bright, new stand design and a newly launched Ukrainian Book Institute, the country’s publishers and literature made a big splash in Frankfurt.
With France as Guest of Honor at the Fair, the shortlist of the Prix Goncourt is announced at the Frankfurt Book Fair for the first time.
From Book Riot: The joy of stories ‘very unlikely to resemble anything that could be written in English.’ Two ace translators trade thoughts.
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.