Ready for free downloads, this is the fifth year of Amazon’s World Book Day giveaway in international literature, with seven translations.
The Dutch Foundation for Literature commissioned two years of sample translations to promote titles and help translators make ends meet.
The adaptation of Jenny Jägerfeld’s ‘Comedy Queen’–about a 13-year-old who wants to be a stand-up comedian–picks up a Berlinale award.
In scholarly and academic publishing, Elsevier’s Michiel Kolman says, more female leadership is a new and promising development.
Frankfurt Studio’s ‘The Future of Independent Publishing’ featured speakers from Germany, Spain, France, the Netherlands, and Italy.
The signing of the Climate Pledge this summer by Amsterdam-based Elsevier sets it on course to ‘achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.’
Industry Notes: HarperCollins announces new rights territories for Jeffrey Archer’s work; Welbeck has a license for England Football.
‘The Journal of Arabic Studies’ premieres in January, in a new partnership between Brill Publishing and Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre.
This year, the honors go to writers from countries including Bulgaria, Latvia, Iceland, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Sweden.
To celebrate World Book Day, Amazon Publishing is offering ‘At the End of the Matinee’ by Keiichiro Hirano and other translations for free download through April 24.