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Notes from an Island

‘When we woke up, the whole ocean was full of broken ice.’ An excerpt from Notes from an Island, with artwork by Tuulikki Pietilä and memoir by Tove Jansson, translated by Thomas Teal. The post Notes from an Island appeared first on Granta. Continue reading at 'Granta'

[ Granta | 2021-10-04 05:36:51 UTC ]
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Celebrating Women in Translation Month: New Translations by Women from around the Globe, by Kayla E. Ciardi

Lit Lists Kayla E. Ciardi For WLT’s November 2016 issue, author and translator Alison Anderson explores and explains in her essay “Of Gatekeepers and Bedtime Stories: The Ongoing Struggle to Make Women’s Voices Heard”—in an issue devoted exclusively to... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-08-15 14:12:27 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Tomorrow Publishing House

Most overseas publishers are familiar with the reputation of Tomorrow Publishing House, which was founded 35 years ago and has translated more than 1,000 titles. Credited for putting several local authors—Yang Hongying, Cao Wenxuan, Wu Meizhen, and Yu Yujun, for instance—on the international... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Moomin hardbacks to be released as collectors' editions

Independent publisher Sort Of Books is set to release eight original Moomin novels after acquiring world English rights to Tove Jansson’s works from Moomin Characters Ltd. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian censors target children's books that break the mould

Publishing a children’s book in Russia is not a straightforward matter, as Anna Starobinets found when her detective stories set among woodland animals were deemed to be far too beastly for children I wrote my first children’s book, The Land of Good Girls, in 2009 for my then five-year-old... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sort of Books teams up with Sophie Hannah

Sort of Books is publishing a collection of supernatural short stories by Sophie Hannah called The Visitors Book (October, £8.99). Hannah has worked with Sort of Books since 2001, when she helped produce an English-language version of Tove Jansson’s children’s stories in verse. This was... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beyond the Moomin Valley: Celebrating The Many Sides of Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson, author of the Moomins and other children's books, would have turned 100 years old this year. Here's what you don't know about this famous Finn. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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