Surprise–for Kazuo Ishiguro and industry–mixes with reassurance as the Swedish Academy returns to more traditional interpretations of the literature Nobel.
During Göteborg Book Fair, the Sharjah-based Kalimat Foundation supports Arabic-language young readers with new books for 25 Swedish library programs.
With a boycott anticipated, organizers of Göteborg Book Fair say they’re confident that their decision to include hard-right exhibitor is correct.
Lina Bengtsdotter’s crime novel Annabelle is a hit with rights buyers. The book also has its own song by the author’s sister and pop singer, Petra Brohäll.
Even as an acquisition transfers financial control of Sweden’s Akademibokhandeln chain, reading-trend figures paint a concerning picture.
Brisk springtime rights trading is reported from Scandinavia, with nonfiction hits as well as fiction highlighted in Denmark, Iceland, Sweden, and Norway.
In a look at translators’ careers, Sarah Death tells the Swedish Book Review that as freelancers, they’re dependent on what work is offered to them.
‘Our digital services can easily be used as a platform for testing’ books, Morten Strunge tells Publishing Perspectives, on acquiring a new publisher.
Called Type & Tell, Bonnier’s new self-publishing platform has been quietly tested in Sweden. Its English edition launches during London Book Fair.
A 36-year-old kids’ fantasy novel comes to UK and US screens this month. ‘Ronya, the Robber’s Daughter’ is by Astrid Lindgren, author of Pippi Longstocking.