There have been many novels that imagine a world without men – but are these books reductive or freeing?All the men are gone. Usually this is conceived as the result of a plague. Less often, the cause is violence. Occasionally, the men don’t die and the sexes are just segregated in different geographical regions. Or…
The arrests in Minsk of two Belarusian publishing professionals sends a chill through the world book business. The post IPA, FEP, EIBF: Reports of Belarusian Publishers’ Detentions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The 'Book of the Year' series of 14 content-related British Book Awards includes work from many familiar publishers. The post The ‘Nibbies’: The British Book Awards Name Their 2022 Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
In taking books to film or television, consultant Maha Abdullah tells publishers, full 'localization' may be better than mere translation. The post At Abu Dhabi’s Arabic Congress: Maha Abdullah on Localization appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Abdulsalam Haykal says his Majarra platform is the framework publishers need to access, effectively, new world of digital subscribers. The post At Abu Dhabi’s Arabic Congress: Abdulsalam Haykal on the Majarra Platform appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Abu Dhabi-bound rights director Inka Ihmels of Berlin's Aufbau Verlag is looking to learn 'what kinds of genres work in Arab markets.' The post Rights Edition: Aufbau’s Inka Ihmels on ‘Exchanging Ideas With Arab Publishers’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Abu Dhabi's 'Spotlight on Rights' has provided some US$500,000 in translation publication and digital-conversion suppport. The post Rights Edition: Abu Dhabi Opens Its ‘Spotlight on Rights’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The columnist and podcaster’s How to Live When You Could Be Dead is out in August heads the bestsellers listPre-orders of Deborah James’s second book have soared within days of it becoming available. The podcast host’s memoir-cum-self-help volume is topping the Amazon UK bestsellers list, ahead of Richard Osman’s popular crime novel The Man Who…
Said to be stepping away from London Book Fair's producer RX, Andy Ventris saw only one iteration of the fair under his management. The post London Book Fair Director Andy Ventris Is Reported Leaving appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The annual Helen & Kurt Wolff Translator’s Prize goes to Vincent Kling for his translation of ‘The Strudlhof Steps’ by Heimito von Doderer. The post Vincent Kling Wins the 2022 Wolff Translator’s Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.