International Notes: IPA Blasts New Turkish Censorship; Amazon Awards Spanish-Language Fiction

Further action against media in Turkey prompts international publishers' criticism; and Amazon KDP names a new recipient of its Spanish-language award. The post International Notes: IPA Blasts New Turkish Censorship; Amazon Awards Spanish-Language Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Industry Notes: Award Winners at Sharjah; Dutch Publisher Succeeds Charkin at IPA

Awards recognizing UAE-specific work and international Arabic literature are announced as the International Publishers Association names its next president to a two-year term. The post International Industry Notes: Award Winners at Sharjah; Dutch Publisher Succeeds Charkin at IPA appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jokha Alharthi awarded Man Booker International Prize, the first Arabic-language author to win

Jokha Alharthi and Marilyn Booth have won the 2019 Man Booker International Prize for "Celestial Bodies," a coming-of-age novel written by Alharthi and translated from Arabic by Booth. Organizers of the literary prize, given annually to a work of fiction translated into English, made the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-21 22:50:00 UTC ]
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International Notes: Cambridge University Press and Overleaf; FutureBook Awards

In three of Cambridge University Press' journals, Overleaf arrangement offers authoring tools. And eight awards are part of the FutureBook Conference. The post International Notes: Cambridge University Press and Overleaf; FutureBook Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Booksellers Can Succeed with Spanish Books: Spanish-Language Publishing 2014

Hispanics are the fastest-growing ethnic group in the U.S., and they are not only growing in terms of numbers but also expanding their presence in regions across the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: ‘Arab Culture in Other Languages’

The Zayed Award honors 15th-anniversary finalists in 'Arab Culture in Other Languages,' 'Publishing and Technology' and Translation. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: ‘Arab Culture in Other Languages’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-22 01:31:14 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Haig's Midnight hour in Most-Sold: Fiction

Matt Haig's The Midnight Library (Canongate) has clocked in at the top of the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction top 20, unseating Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-02 11:05:06 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bookwire and Denmark’s Saga Egmont: Spanish-Language Content

Distributor Bookwire and digital publisher Saga Egmont partner to make thousands of Spanish-language ebooks and audiobooks available. The post Germany’s Bookwire and Denmark’s Saga Egmont: Spanish-Language Content appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-28 18:48:43 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Adds Five Languages to Its Site

Newly accessible in five more languages than before, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award site now offers its information in seven languages. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Adds Five Languages to Its Site appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-19 19:24:20 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards: Deadline Friday

In last year's International Excellence Awards, Europe and Asia were prominent among winners, with Bonnier taking the inclusivity prize. The post London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards: Deadline Friday appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-18 20:52:50 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Pinch of Nom leapfrogs Barack Obama in Non-Fiction

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson's Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy (Bluebird) has weighed in in the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one, ending the seven-week streak of Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Penguin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-05 13:42:46 UTC ]
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Styles wins Little, Brown UEA Crime Fiction Award

Emma Styles has won the Little, Brown UEA Crime Fiction Award 2020 for her novel, No Country for Girls. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 14:41:36 UTC ]
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Here’s every winner of the National Book Award for Fiction and Nonfiction during the 21st century.

Dust off your formal wear and break out the bubbly because the National Book Awards (a.k.a. the Oscars of the book world) are nearly upon us. Yes, in just a few short hours, five dumbstruck authors will be fêted, garlanded, and welcomed into the American literary pantheon. For those of you... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 17:04:53 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Walliams slips into Most-Sold: Fiction top spot

David Walliams and Tony Ross' Code Name Bananas (HarperCollins) has bounced up five places to claim the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one spot, in the same week it sold 89,558 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 16:20:16 UTC ]
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PRH Creates New U.S. Spanish-language Division

Penguin Random House has formed Penguin Random House Español, a new Spanish-language publishing division, consolidating the resources of Vintage Español and Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial USA. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Vietnamese Publisher Ehomebooks Launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award

Looking to celebrate undiscovered authors and illustrators, Ehomebooks launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award. The post Vietnamese Publisher Ehomebooks Launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-28 14:05:06 UTC ]
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Anna Burns wins the International Dublin Literary Award for Milkman.

Today, Graywolf Press announced that Anna Burns’ Milkman has been selected as the winner of the International Dublin Literary Award. The Award, now celebrating its 25th year, is the world’s largest annual prize for a single work of fiction published in English. The prize comes with a whopping... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Anna Burns wins €100k International Dublin Literary Award

Anna Burns has become the first author from Northern Ireland to win the 2020 International Dublin Literary Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 09:28:46 UTC ]
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Center for Fiction Debuts Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers

The Center for Fiction announced the establishment of the Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers, a new award to honor the memory and influence of the late Kamil, who was former executive v-p and publisher of the Random House imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-censorship a growing threat to publishing freedom, warns IPA

Self-censorship on sensitive issues like religion and sexuality is a growing threat to the freedom to publish, the International Publishers Assocation has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-16 07:59:13 UTC ]
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