India in Guadalajara: ‘Translation is Part of Our Mental Makeup’

India has sent Spanish translations and more than 100 authors to Mexico’s Guadalajara International Book Fair as the show's guest of honor. The post India in Guadalajara: ‘Translation is Part of Our Mental Makeup’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Decades after the raucous ‘Harbart’ became a cult classic in India, a translation finally arrives

The English version lands five years after the death of author Nabarun Bhattacharya. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-22 17:03:01 UTC ]
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For Success in India, Look to Local Authors and Translation

In India, reading local authors in many local languages is thriving, making translation a crucial strategy for Indian publishers to widen their reach within the country. The post For Success in India, Look to Local Authors and Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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India’s GLOBALOCAL, Part 2: Innovation, Marketing, Mashups

Day 2 of our coverage of the Frankfurt Book Fair's GLOBALOCAL event in New Delhi takes in talks on innovation and marketing, the Asian marketplace and mashups. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Is the World’s Largest Translator of German Literature in India?

Seagull Books, based in Kolkata, India, is perhaps the world's most prolific translator of German books into English in the world, says Deutsche Well. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Women Translators on Women in Translation: ‘Translations Are Already a Hard Sell’

From Words Without Borders: 'Put in the time to seek out great books by women and underrepresented writers,' one of a quartet of women translators says. The post Women Translators on Women in Translation: ‘Translations Are Already a Hard Sell’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Showdown at the Translation Saloon: On Lawrence Venuti’s “Contra Instrumentalism: A Translation Polemic”

I AM CURRENTLY EDITING a book called Translation: Crafts, Contexts, Consequences — a collection of new essays exploring the topic from a broad range of perspectives — and recently received a piece written by two prominent neuroscientists. It is a fascinating contribution, which presents... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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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

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Part Love Letter, Part Cookbook

Dedicated to her lover and muse Dieter Roth, Dorothy Iannone’s handwritten cookbook buzzes with recipes and intimate observations. Continue reading at The Paris Review

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LBF Translation Notes: Curr Leads HarperVia, Frankfurt Adds Translator Fellowships

As HarperCollins' Judith Curr launches the HarperVia translation imprint, the Frankfurter Buchmesse opens a new program for translators of German-language fiction and nonfiction. The post LBF Translation Notes: Curr Leads HarperVia, Frankfurt Adds Translator Fellowships appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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New Translated YA Book Shortlist from GLLI; New Translators’ Grants From SCBWI

SCBWI has opened a new work-in-progress grant program for translators, and GLLI soon will name its first Translated YA Book Prize. The post New Translated YA Book Shortlist from GLLI; New Translators’ Grants From SCBWI appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Part 'Star Wars' homage, part unexpected coming-of-age novel: 'Black Star Renegades'

It’s easy to read Michael Moreci’s debut novel “Black Star Renegades” and compare it to “Star Wars.” After all, the story was inspired by that epic saga. But to characterize it as a retelling or a ripoff wouldn’t do justice to this complex, self-aware and fun romp through space. “Black Star... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Dialogue Through Translation: Litprom’s Latest Translation Grants

Litprom, the Society for Promotion of African, Asian and Latin American Literature, has chosen 10 titles from German and Swiss publishers. The post Dialogue Through Translation: Litprom’s Latest Translation Grants appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘Ghettoizing the Translations’: Chad Post on Marketing Books in Translation

What's done to help sell standard books, but not to help sell books in translation? In a telling interview, Chad Post talks about differences in marketing. The post ‘Ghettoizing the Translations’: Chad Post on Marketing Books in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hearst's New Content Platform Is Part News Feed, Part Art Installation

As the owner of Cosmopolitan, Elle and Esquire, Hearst is known for its globally-recognized media brands. But for its latest content play, the company is keeping things close to home. On Sept. 27, the publisher is set to debut HearstLive, a new multimedia installation that will display curated... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Prolific TV creator Shonda Rhimes will write 'part memoir, part inspiration' book

Shonda Rhimes is the creator of the TV shows 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Private Practice,' and 'Scandal.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Prolific TV creator Shonda Rhimes will write 'part memoir, part inspiration' book (+video)

Shonda Rhimes is the creator of the TV shows 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Private Practice,' and 'Scandal.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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India vs. China? To Publishers, India Wins

A rising middle class, looser regulations and ebook growth puts India ahead of China on many publishers agendas, says OUP's group strategist. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Closer Look At Amazon’s New Kindle Serials: Part Dickens, Part TV

When a slide showing eight book covers popped up in Jeff Bezos’s presentation on Thursday, Jennifer 8. Lee--who was following along on a live blog from New York City--gasped. The books are part of Amazon’s new Kindle Serials format, and she published three of them: Hacker Mom, The Many Lives of... Continue reading at Fast Company

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'Flawless' translation of Schlink bestseller Olga to W&N

W&N has acquired Olga by The Reader author Bernhard Schlink, a novel "of love, passion and history", focusing on the life of one woman from late 19th-century Prussia to modern Germany, translated by Charlotte Collins. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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