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Ready for Frankfurt Book Fair: Next Page’s Balkan Catalogue in Arabic
September 13, 2017 at 2:30 am

Ahead of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, Arabic translators choose six 'new literary voices from the Balkans' for a joint catalogue from Next Page and Translation Collider The post Ready for Frankfurt Book Fair: Next Page’s Balkan Catalogue in Arabic appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

US Copyright Ruling Opinion: The Moppet Books’ KinderGuides Case
September 13, 2017 at 2:25 am

Writing that 'Fair use…is not a jacket to be worn over an otherwise infringing outfit,' the judge in the US KinderGuides copyright case issues his opinion. The post US Copyright Ruling Opinion: The Moppet Books’ KinderGuides Case appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

€25,000 German Book Prize Shortlist Is Out: Award Coincides With Frankfurt
September 12, 2017 at 2:30 am

Beginning September 27, you can read English translations of excerpts from the six shortlisted German Book Prize titles at the 'New Books in German' site. The post €25,000 German Book Prize Shortlist Is Out: Award Coincides With Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Zimbabwe’s AmaBooks: Specializing in Fiction Against the Tide
September 12, 2017 at 2:30 am

Selling rights not only to other African publishers but also 'in Europe, in North America and recently to the Arab world,' AmaBooks presses on in Zimbabwe. The post Zimbabwe’s AmaBooks: Specializing in Fiction Against the Tide appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Frankfurt’s French Guest of Honor Program: Boos on ‘Beyond the Book’
September 11, 2017 at 2:30 am

Ahead of Frankfurt Book Fair's Guest of Honor focus this year on the French industry, a talk with Buchmesse's Juergen Boos and Holger Volland. The post Frankfurt’s French Guest of Honor Program: Boos on ‘Beyond the Book’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Australia’s Miles Franklin Award Goes to Josephine Wilson
September 11, 2017 at 2:30 am

Having named a shortlist in June, the Miles Franklin prize goes to Perth's Josephine Wilson, who publishes with University of Western Australia Publishing. The post Australia’s Miles Franklin Award Goes to Josephine Wilson appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Vietnamese Titles Reaching New Audiences from New Zealand to Russia
September 8, 2017 at 2:30 am

From VietnamNet: Vietnamese titles are seeing modest gains in rights sales abroad, from Russia and New Zealand to other countries in Southeast Asia. The post Vietnamese Titles Reaching New Audiences from New Zealand to Russia appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Bram Stoker's relative Dacre writes first authorised prequel to Dracula
September 7, 2017 at 9:05 am

Dracul, due out in 2018 and co-authored by JD Barker, draws on family stories to portray the young vampire author battling blood-chilling horrorsThe great-grandnephew of Bram Stoker is writing the first authorised prequel to Dracula, based on scholarly research into the original, unedited version of Stoker’s 1897 tale of the undead count, as well as…