John Sargent departs as CEO of Macmillan on January 1, 2021 because of ‘disagreements regarding the direction of Macmillan,’ says Stefan von Holtzbrinck.
In a straightforward discussion, even the concept of inclusivity was called out for assumptions about diversity.
Aspen asks, ‘Why is the world of publishing so reluctant to offer Black writers the same major book deals typically offered to white writers?’
Seeking ‘transformative fiction’ on contemporary issues, Aspen Literary Prize director Adrienne Brodeur says that serious literature creates empathy.
‘It’s hard to keep up with Trump’s outrages,’ says Max Boot, the conservative author and historian who sounds the alarm about the GOP in his new release.
W.W. Norton & Company has announced that its entire catalog of trade and professional e-books will be available to readers through lending libraries.
They’re relatively cheap to do and since they’re always in demand by universities, but for readers, is there such a thing as too many translations of classics?
W.W. Norton’s Alane Salierno Mason discusses the challenges of convincing American’s to read foreign literature and American lit by writers with foreign names.
We have 40 million foreign-born Americans. So why don’t we see more of them on the bestseller lists?
By Chip Rossetti Last fall marked the release of Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East, an anthology of modern Middle Eastern literature in translation that has had a surprising success in the American market. Tablet & Pen represents a fruitful collaboration between the literature-in-translation online magazine Words Without Borders and anthology editor Reza Aslan, author of …
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