Publishers and agents report positive meetings and rights sales, and Frankfurt responds to political disputes by reaffirming its commitment to freedom of expression.
In ‘formulating questions and providing warnings,’ Canadian author Margaret MacMillan’s work embodies the importance of history in today’s political moment.
When everyone faces the effects of the political ‘echo chamber,’ hearing counter-opinions can be important. And the UK’s Iain Dale is happy to offer some balance.
‘We thrive when our authors and partners are free to work and travel across borders,’ writes Wiley’s Mark Allin on his company’s core values.
Sometimes forgotten literature finds new life in current events. The acclaimed Japanese sci-fi author Sakyo Komatsu’s short story ‘America’s Wall’ is a new case in point.
With references to the US election, the National Book Award ceremony recognized writers of color, like Colson Whitehead, and joy as ‘an act of resistance.’
International publishing this season is downwind of hot blasts of political potentials that many feel could be damaging to our books industries and their readerships. Welcome to a summer of insecurity.
A law in Romania allows prisoners who publish books to cut months off their sentences. Several imprisoned politicians and businessmen have taken advantage.
A new literature festival in Odessa on the Black Se , featuring Ukrainians and Russians together, underscored the role literature plays in civil discourse.
Representatives from Hungary, a market focus at this year’s Göteborg Book Fair, were openly criticized for the country’s harsh treatment of refugees.