The States’ 71st National Book Awards ceremony follows other international publishing events onto the ether, as ‘a beacon of hope for all who attend.’
Trending somewhat toward the noir this time, our deals come from France, Germany, Sweden, the UK, and the States–several titles are parts of series.
A report on the German publishing industry is focused on effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on continental Europe’s largest book market.
Praised by colleagues for her ‘pragmatic approach, creativity and efficiency,’ Frankfurt’s Bärbel Becker goes into retirement.
The brand-new translation rights program from Italy offers an introductory session on Thursday from Paris, Madrid, Munich, and London as well as Milan.
Today’s deals include fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books from Europe and the Americas. One title was longlisted for the International Booker this year. Another is from a generation ago.
Released as the US high court ensures LGBTQ Americans’ job protection, the 11th ‘Queer Edition’ at Words Without Borders parallels ‘health, economic, and racial justice’ crises.
The new report reveals that NORLA’s goals in its guest of honor program at Frankfurt were achieved, led by record releases in German, major media attention, and more than 100,000 visitors.
The coronavirus pandemic pushes another literary festival into the digital realm, and Turkey’s program expects to trump others as a tri-lingual event.
the Italian book business opens ‘New Books from Italy’ to promote contemporary titles, industry directories, and translation funding opportunities.