At Frankfurt: AmazonCrossing's new $10 million translation bid

Meet Sarah Jane Gunter today, Wednesday, 3 p.m. Frankfurt Book Fair In a move that answers a constant question both from independent authors and from publishers, AmazonCrossing has announced that it now is accepting submissions.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Frankfurt Notes: Spain’s New Translation Funds; Germany’s Book Prize Broadcasts

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Michelle Obama’s book has sold almost 10 million copies, a historic high for memoirs

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Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming sells 10 million copies

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Readers Rack Up Pages Read in Free Translations from AmazonCrossing for World Book Day

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