‘Ranging across space and time,’ according to jury chair Kwame Anthony Appiah, the 2018 Man Booker Prize shortlist includes three authors from the UK, one from Canada, two from the United States.
Taking in several historical perspectives, the newly announced shortlist for the coveted German Book Prize offers what the jury calls ‘the sensuousness of another time, which always evokes ours.’
Hosted on the Man Booker Prize site, the new feature commemorates moments in the award program’s first half-century and captures archival material and timelines.
Small publishers in Russia see a book market unfairly dominated by large publishing groups and their control over the country’s major bookselling chains.
This year’s German Book Prize longlist for Germany’s most prestigious literary prize includes authors Maxim Biller, Helene Hegemann, and other familiar names
For all the excitement, tourism, and politically tinged analysis that FIFA’s 21st World Cup brought to Moscow, the books market seems to have come out cheering, too, with international visitors said to be asking for Russian reads.
‘Slavery, ecology, missing persons, inner-city violence, young love, prisons, trauma, and race’ all are said to figure into the Man Booker Prize for Fiction longlist, as the award starts its second 50 years of competition.
Is there enough discussion in US publishing about Arabic literature in translation? At a seminar in New York, the publishing audience was eager to know more.
Publishing news media in France now are reporting on how ‘houses known for publishing literary fiction have been hiring editors to develop popular fiction imprints.’
Dedicated to ‘exploring the artistic and social power of creative writing,’ Norwich’s National Centre for Writing, is having its formal launch week in its redeveloped new home that includes the 15th-century Dragon Hall.