London Book Fair 2016: Translators Champion Books in Underrepresented Languages

In a panel called "Translating from the Margins,” literary translators shed light on the advantages of bringing books written in underrepresented languages into English. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Translators Champion Books in Underrepresented Languages

In a panel called "Translating from the Margins,” literary translators shed light on the advantages of bringing books written in underrepresented languages into English. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: Translation and Arabic as a ‘Global Language’

On London Book Fair's final day, 'Translating in a Global Language' looked at vernacular dialects and Modern Standard Arabic. The post London Book Fair: Translation and Arabic as a ‘Global Language’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library

Since the destruction of the University of Mosul's library, momentum is building for Book Aid International's efforts to coordinate and enable publishers' contributions to rebuilding. The post London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair Names Singapore’s Jeremy Tiang ‘Literary Translator of the Fair’

Translation now has its own official representative at the London Book Fair, with Jeremy Tiang as the first named to the honor. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘In a Time of Increased Division’ f the name is ringing a bell, it may be that you’re recalling our August... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2016: What If Books Could Write Themselves?

On Tuesday, in the first session in the London Book Fair's Interactive Theater, Guy Gadney, CEO and Founder of To Play For, said technology is beginning to emerge that will "create a new publishing form." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Rebuck, Pullman Celebrate the Staying Power of Books

In their keynotes, Penguin Random House U.K. publisher and bestselling author Philip Pullman stressed that while technology is changing, publishing's mission, storytelling, is not. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Digital 2016: The Markets to Open 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair

Last year the Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives launched a new conference, the Markets: Global Publishing Summit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Briefcase 2016: What U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the London Book Fair

Hot properties include titles from Lisa Scottoline and Iris Johanson, a story collection inspired by Edward Hopper, a return to Twin Peaks via its co-creator Mark Frost, Tom Wolfe’s newest, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At London Book Fair: Translation Markets’ Expansion, Challenges

'A major shift in English and American culture' toward translation is examined in a session at London Book Fair. The post At London Book Fair: Translation Markets’ Expansion, Challenges appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair: New Data on UK Readers of Translated Fiction

The Booker Prize Foundation reveals a Nielsen study's data on consumers of translated fiction in the United Kingdom. The post London Book Fair: New Data on UK Readers of Translated Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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At London Book Fair: A Look at Translator-Author Relations

In London Book Fair's Literary Translation Center, one session was about how author-translator relationships aren't always easy. The post At London Book Fair: A Look at Translator-Author Relations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Industry Notes: London Book Fair’s 2019 Trailblazers; GLLI’s First YA Translation Winner

The London Book Fair's Trailblazer Awards have honored 20 young publishing standouts in four years. And the GLLI YA Translated Book Prize goes to a PRH work. The post Industry Notes: London Book Fair’s 2019 Trailblazers; GLLI’s First YA Translation Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Check Out the Translation Database

Now hosted on the Publishers Weekly website, the Translation Database is a huge boon for the translation community, and an invaluable resource. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Rising in the Spanish Language: ‘A Universe in Itself’ at London Book Fair

Foreign rights buyers are turning their attention to the language of Borges and Bolaño — At last! say agents and publishers. The post Rights Rising in the Spanish Language: ‘A Universe in Itself’ at London Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Meet the Woman Who Could Revolutionize Indian Publishing

Chiki Sarkar, the former publisher of Penguin Random House India, is launching Juggernaut Books this month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2016: Librarians Respond to Hachette CEO's IPA Speech

The International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) is pushing back against Hachette CEO Arnaud Nourry's suggestion that proposed "vast exceptions to copyright law for libraries," would devastate European publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At London Book Fair: AmazonCrossing in Translation Expansion

With a sharp eye for languages 'under-represented in translation' and a huge response to its call at Frankfurt Book Fair for submissions, AmazonCrossing, the new leader in translation publication, arrives at London Book Fair in rapid expansion. The post At London Book Fair: AmazonCrossing in... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2016: LBF Opens with Wind at Publishers' Backs

After years of sales declines in the U.K., the London Book Fair opened Tuesday with U.K. sales on the rise. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Exploring the Role and Craft of Translation at London Book Fair

"Reflecting the sector's growing significance," translation and the work of translators have a strong presence in 2016 London Book Fair programming. The post Exploring the Role and Craft of Translation at London Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Hachette CEO Presses Chinese Publishers, Blasts EU Copyright Proposals

Hachette CEO Arnaud Nourry said defeating the European Commission's copyright proposals should be the IPA's "number one" goal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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