The daughter of a Welsh mother and Jamaican father, Hazel Carby wins the Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for her treatment of her family’s story.
‘Converging in their concern with the legacies of empire,’ five titles are named by the £25,000 Al-Rodhan Prize program in London.
Industry Notes: Timely moves as the coronavirus pandemic propels interest in e-formats and audio in particular: Yale opens its own audio shop and HarperCollins issues digital Caedmon classics.
Yale’s publication of Carmen C. Bambach’s four-volumne Leonardo work takes the top honor in the Association of American Publishers’ PROSE Awards.
The Wolfson History Prize 2019 shortlist includes biographies of Wilde and Victoria, and studies in archeology, ornithology, seagoing wartime commerce, and ‘legacies of Nazi persecution.’
New book, old book: A quick-selling contemporary Indian book and a long-baffling ancient codex are in the news this week in international industry channels. By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 At Amazon India: Record-Breaking Pre-Sales new record in India: the English-language daily broadsheet DNA India carries a report that author Chetan Bhagat‘s novel, One Indian Girl, has become the leading title for pre-order sales …
Beverly Hills rabbi David Wolpe seems tailor-made for silver screen stardom, but it took a book about a King David to convince Hollywood to call.
Gallimard and publishers around the world celebrate Patrick Modiano’s 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature during the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Will Evans on the of his Dallas-based publishing house, Deep Vellum Press, and his intention to turn American readers into a community of translation lovers.
Yale University Press is digitizing Stalin’s immense personal archive, amounting to 400,000 pages, which includes much revealing and invaluable marginalia.
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