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Verso to Debut New Fiction Line in Fall 2019

Verso Books, an independent publisher of works on radical politics, is launching Verso Fiction, a new imprint focused on translated fiction that will release its first two titles in the fall of 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quality control helps fiction from afar punch above its weight, says MacLehose

Christopher MacLehose, rehoused in the Hachette empire with his eponymous list, reflects on the pros and cons of big-business publishing and the health of the market for translated fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize International Announces 2018 Longlist

The Man Booker International Prize, awarded annually to the best in translated fiction, announced the longlist of 13 novels vying for the 2018 award. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2017 Bestselling Books in Germany: Translations Top the Fiction List

In 2017, the bestselling books in Germany show that readers are interested in translated fiction and thrillers. Nonfiction bestseller lists included more German authors than foreign authors. The post 2017 Bestselling Books in Germany: Translations Top the Fiction List appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amos Oz and Ismail Kadare named on Man Booker international prize longlist

Oz’s first novel in a decade joins Kadare’s gruesome Ottoman tale in ‘ferociously intelligent’ selection – but one with very few womenA Chinese satire of communism, a retelling of the Robin Hood myth set in the Republic of Congo and a coming-of-age tale in a still-divided Jerusalem are among 13... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Only wilful blindness can hide the need to publish more women

As a publisher used to the more enlightened scene in Korea, I’m shocked at the gender bias in the UK books world – and I’m doing something about itWhen I founded Tilted Axis Press in 2015, I made a few broad commitments: to focus on translations from Asian languages, to operate without unpaid... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lionel Shriver rubbishes plans for dedicated Year of Publishing Women

The novelist has called Kamila Shamsie’s campaign for a pledge to publish only female authors in 2018 ‘a ridiculous idea’Lionel Shriver has called her fellow novelist Kamila Shamsie’s suggestion of a year publishing only women “rubbish”.Shamsie made the provocative call last year, citing gender... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tiny Owl to publish 'Iran's most famous children's book'

A new publisher is bringing Iranian children’s books to the UK market, with the first two titles out in January.   Delaram Ghanimifard, who is from Iran but lives in the UK, set up the Tiny Owl company with her husband after noticing the lack of translated fiction in the UK. “My husband and I... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Vessel Press Promises Entertaining Translated Lit in English

Part of the agenda of New Vessel Press, a recently launched ebook publisher, is to demonstrate that translated fiction can be as entertaining as it is edifying. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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