Amitabha Bagchi has won the $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature with his novel Half the Night is Gone (Juggernaut).
Planned US tariffs on Chinese products including children’s books have been halted after the two countries reached a preliminary trade agreement.
Bloomsbury is entering China’s domestic market in a joint venture with state-owned China Youth Publishing Group (CYPG) and its subsidiary Roaring Lion Media (RLM).... Read more
The shortlists for the Society of Authors’ 2019 Translation Prizes have been revealed, seeing 35 translated works from nine different languages put into the running... Read more
Frankfurt-based Bookwire has appointed Videl Bar-Kar as global head of audio to oversee the expansion of its audio activities.
Last night’s 70th National Book Awards in New York saw Susan Choi, Sarah M Broom, Arthur Sze, Laszlo Krasnahorkai and Martin W Sandler annnounced as winners, respectively,... Read more
Cengage has reported revenue of $693m in the six months to end September 2019, a fall of 9.1% from the first-half in the previous financial year... Read more
Staff from Penguin Random House, Kogan Page and Picador are among the professionals taking part in the British Council's International Publishing Fellowship Programme.... Read more
Bonnier Books' Sydney-based publisher Echo Publishing has appointed Tegan Morrison as associate publisher.
Norwegian artist Kristin Roskifte has won the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize worth 350,000 Danish Kr (£40,000).... Read more
Publishers and authors joined English PEN in welcoming the release of imprisoned Turkish novelist Ahmet Altan after three years detention in a Turkish jail.... Read more
Eric Carle, the author and illustrator behind such children's classics as The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has decided at the age of 90 to sell his... Read more
A group of US libraries plan to boycott Macmillan over its controversial new e-book lending policy, suspending purchases of digital copies from the publisher.... Read more
Macmillan in the US has apologised to librarians for not informing them of upcoming changes to its e-book lending policy but has refused to amend... Read more
Scribe UK staff are taking a reading day on 7th November, the anniversary of the Russian Revolution, to celebrate and immerse themselves in a 1000-page translated epic: The Eighth... Read more
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Issue No 5894
Friday, July 24 2020
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