The Wellcome Book Prize shortlist highlights work from independent publishers Canongate, CB Editions, Oneworld, and Text Publishing. And the Selfies announce their first year’s honors.
‘My question for those who say it’s too tight a time scale,’ says Plan S task force co-chair David Sweeney, ‘is how long do you want?’
With the London Book Fair’s trade-show carpet still warm from the busy week’s footfall, Livre Paris 2019 has opened today, and L’Europe est à l’Honneur—Europe herself is the guest of honor.
‘If there’s no deal, GDP will reduce by 6 to 9 percentage points,’ attorney Andrew Hood told a packed Olympia Room during London Book Fair. Unnerving tremors ran through the export-reliant UK books business—daily.
Since the destruction of the University of Mosul library, momentum is building for Book Aid International’s efforts to coordinate and enable publishers’ contributions to rebuilding.
A widening chorus of literary voices from the Arab world is being heard on the international stage, thanks in part to the leadership of the UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book award, says Lebanon’s Nasser Jarrous.
From nine languages on three continents, the Man Booker International Prize will again split the winners’ award between author and translator.
As confusion on Brexit continues, the London Book Fair International Book Awards audience cheered internationalism in the largest yet round of honors.
Publisher Emma Barnes, the UK’s leading evangelist for code-capable publishers, brings her Consonance team to London Book Fair.
As HarperCollins’ Judith Curr launches the HarperVia translation imprint, the Frankfurter Buchmesse opens a new program for translators of German-language fiction and nonfiction.