1968 signs first English translation of Becker-Ho's 'immensely important' work

Radical left publishing house 1968 Press has signed the first English translation of Alice Becker-Ho’s “immensely important” The First Ghetto. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-13 18:56:30 UTC ]
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Rider signs first English translation of Japanese classic

Ebury imprint Rider has acquired Genzaburo Yoshino's How Do You Live?, a bestselling Japanese classic about what really matters in life, publishing in English for the first time thanks to a translation by Bruno Navasky. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-30 18:04:29 UTC ]
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Who should translate Amanda Gorman’s work? That question is ricocheting around the translation industry.

Writers and translators are debating how important it is for a translator’s identity to echo that of the author. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-25 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Presses Publishing Works in Translation in The United States

Traditional publishing houses put out classics from around the world, but independent presses bring attention to new original talent. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-03-31 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Hamilton author had his children's book translated into a sign language, and says everyone should do it

Bruce Simpson self published Paislee and the Talking Tree, and put an American Sign Language version online. Members of the deaf community say such translations are still not that common with newer books and applaud the move. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-02-28 21:15:37 UTC ]
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Reaktion signs Ackroyd's English Actor

Reaktion Books has snapped up The English Actor: Medieval to Modern, an “'enticing history'” by Peter Ackroyd.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-12 01:44:18 UTC ]
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Charco signs Tenório's Jabuti-winning English debut

Charo Press is to publish Jeferson Tenório's "forceful and timely" novel The Flipside of Skin, which has just been named the 2021 winner of Brazil's most prestigious literary prize, the Jabuti. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 03:05:12 UTC ]
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Penguin Business signs Gratton's 'definitive' hybrid working guide

Penguin Business has inked a deal for the “definitive book on the future of hybrid working” by London Business School professor Lynda Gratton.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-02 04:46:51 UTC ]
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10 Arabic titles that should be translated into English

With Sharjah as London Book Fair’s guest of honour in 2022, the time is nigh – nay, now – for publishers to acquire Arabic titles for translation. But where to start? Unlike other languages such as Korean or Swedish, which have robust agenting infrastructure, very few Arab authors have agents to... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2021-06-29 14:19:46 UTC ]
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ALA 2021: Barack Obama Tells Librarians Their Work Is 'More Important Than Ever'

In a powerful close to the 2021 ALA Annual Conference, the 44th president of the United States praised libraries as "citadels of knowledge and empathy" and said the work of librarians is more vital than ever as we seek to rebuild "the unifying story of America." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Olga Tokarczuk's 'magnum opus' finally gets English release – after seven years of translation

The Books of Jacob, praised by the Nobel prize judges and winner of Poland’s prestigious Nike award, will be published in the UK in NovemberThe magnum opus of Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk – a novel that has taken seven years to translate and has brought its author death threats in her native... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-26 15:00:18 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces six new translations from Arabic and offers translation grants for all its shortlisted titles. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-17 17:14:34 UTC ]
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Influx signs Miren's 'gripping' sex work novel The Service

Influx Press has signed The Service, a novel about sex work from Frankie Miren, billed as an “engaging and clear-eyed tackling of a controversial subject, wrapped up in a gripping narrative”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 03:10:18 UTC ]
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Yale UP snaps up English translation of Lévy’s The Virus in the Age of Madness

Yale University Press will publish the English translation of Bernard-Henri Lévy’s The Virus in the Age of Madness.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 02:19:04 UTC ]
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English PEN translation award winners revealed

​Twenty books have won English PEN’s flagship translation awards, marking the highest number of awards ever given by the programme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 23:56:40 UTC ]
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OPEN CALL: Arabic-English Translation Workshop, Sharjah

As part of the Sharjah Market Focus at The London Book Fair in March 2020, the British Council have partnered with New Writing North, Kalimat Group and Sharjah World Book Capital to offer an Arabic-English/English-Arabic Translation Workshop in February 2020.This is an opportunity for up to six... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-12-02 14:33:00 UTC ]
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Germany’s Voland & Quist Opens English Translation Imprint

German publisher Voland & Quist a new English-language imprint for the UK and Ireland, called V&Q Books 'to help bridge the gap between Europe and the UK.' The post Germany’s Voland & Quist Opens English Translation Imprint appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-06 05:18:32 UTC ]
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Translation Rights: Sheikh Zayed Book Award Signs Three-Language Al Muhairi Deal

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award facilitated translation deals into Italian, French, and English for Hessa Al Muhairi's children's book, 'The Dinoraf.' The post Translation Rights: Sheikh Zayed Book Award Signs Three-Language Al Muhairi Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-18 09:51:43 UTC ]
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English translations of Armenian memoirs share diaspora stories with a new generation

In the spring of 1915, college student Hagop Abadjian left school to escape conscription into the Ottoman military and embarked on a journey that led him back to Musa Dagh, the mountain in Turkey that was his home. A half-century later, Hagop recounted this trek over seven pages typewritten in... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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English PEN marks 250-book milestone in support for translated titles

English PEN is marking the milestone of having supported 250 titles via its Writers in Translation programme, launched in 2006. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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