The ‘5 Under 35’ honorees from the National Book Foundation include two authors published by independent houses.
The 72nd iteration of the United States’ National Book Awards featured an initial pool of 1,892 submissions in five categories.
The New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment points out that 20 of the 25 finalists were written or published in the city.
• The commonly accepted wisdom in the United States says that translations cost more to produce, and that they don’t sell well. • Chad Post argues that publishers should focus on finding and developing readers for international literature rather than on fixing supply-side factors like translation costs. Editorial by Chad Post “What we need is a great translated beach book. …