Art Spiegelman, whose ‘Maus’ has been the target of censorship efforts, is to be introduced at the National Book Awards by Neil Gaiman.
In London, a Call for Publishers to ‘Name Translators on the Cover’
Authors including Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, Olga Tokarczuk, Max Porter, and Bernardine Evaristo lead the Society of Authors’ appeal.
China Bestsellers: June’s List Welcomes Neil Gaiman
The star of the danmei wuxia television series ‘Word of Honor’ has catapulted a volume of Neil Gaiman stories onto the Chinese bestseller lists.
UK: Gaiman, Atwood Headline Society of Authors Fundraiser Lineup
With events set to run into December, the program is offering tickets for its first three weeks to benefit the Authors’ Contingency Fund.
Shot in Kenya, UK Book Aid Sendak Short Is Up for Two UK EVCOM Awards
The short film ”Reading Where the Wild Things Are in The Great Rift Valley’ was released last October and has been singled out by London’s EVCOM awards.
Book Aid International Benefits from Blackwell’s Auction
Expanding its partnership with Book Aid International during its 140th year, the Blackwell’s bookstore chain is auctioning four signed editions.
Neil Gaiman’s ‘Sandman’ Coming to Netflix; HarperCollins Germany Names Jürgen Welte as MD
‘The Sandman’ is being made into a live-action series by Warner Bros. Television, and HarperCollins Germany gets its second chief in under two years.
Buku Fixi: On Translating Bestsellers for Malaysia
Young Malaysian publisher Buku Fixi is making waves, recently with translations of novels by Stephen King and Neil Gaiman. We talk to its founder.
Week in Review: Trio of “Big Six” US Pubs Launch Bookish.com; French Sue Google Over Scanned Books
By Edward Nawotka A brief round-up of some of the top global industry trade news… Hachette Book Group, Simon & Schuster and Penguin Group have teamed up to launch Bookish.com, a new consumer-oriented Web site that will market and promote books. The model is something of a hybrid online bookstore and a community-oriented book promotion site. Industry reaction has been …
One Book To Rule Them All on Twitter
By Edward Nawotka A month ago a call went out via the Twitter #1b1t asking for nominations for titles for what amounts to a global Twitter book club. The event, organized by Jeff Howe at Crowdsourcing.com, turned up dozens of nominations and for a while there it looked as if Ray Bradbury’s Farenheit 451 going to win. Now wouldn’t that have …
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