Avidly read history-and-humor series continued their hold on the nonfiction book consumer base in China at the end of 2021.
Today’s Rights Roundup features writings from France, South Africa, Greece, Finland, and the United Kingdom.
The second cycle of the German Nonfiction Prize has again drawn submissions from publishers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
The 2022 PEN America Literary Awards will confer a total of more than US$350,000 in prize winnings.
The Costa Book Awards program, in its 50th year, names winners in five categories: first novel, novel, biography, poetry, children’s books.
Titles receive English PEN grants to support translation into English from Arabic, Farsi, Catalan, Spanish, French, Chinese, Hindi, more.
The author of ‘Preventing the Next Pandemic’ releases a new COVID-19 ‘vaccine for the world’ – which may also help slow down new variants.
The first half of the year in foreign rights bought by Chinese publishers, January to June, suggests slow going for adult fiction.
The works in our last Rights Roundup of the year were originally published in Switzerland, Iceland, Spain, France, and the United Kingdom.
The Frank Herbert series may be finding a footing in the Chinese market, where series and relatively recent ‘classics’ are prized.