Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK

'Currently 25 percent of our top 20 fiction titles are translated,' we learn from Waterstones. It appears that UK readers are surprisingly into international books. The post Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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UK sales of translated fiction grows by 5%

UK sales of translated fiction grew by 5.5% last year, largely thanks to sales by top authors like Jo Nesbo, research commissioned by the Man Booker International Prize shows. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors

Called 'a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,' the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London. The post The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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What black writers think about the UK's publishing industry – a survey

Limited promotion and marketing budgets reinforce false ideas about how well diverse books and writers will sell. This leads to a negative cycle for black, Asian and minority ethnic writers. Continue reading at The Conversation

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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

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Bonnier Books UK to launch Ollerton as fiction brand

Ex-special forces soldier turned TV star Matthew "Ollie" Ollerton is publishing a debut thriller with Bonnier Books UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bill Bowder thriller goes to S&S UK amid translation rights frenzy and six-figure audio deal

Simon & Schuster UK has landed Bill Bowder's real-life thriller Freezing Order, which has also been at the centre of a flurry of translation deals and secured a six-figure audio deal.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indies increasingly dominating translated fiction

Indie presses are increasingly dominating translated fiction because of the way they find and promote authors, according to an analysis of the longlists for the Booker International Prize and its predecessor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Passenger series of guides set to land in the UK after Europa translation deal

A stylish set of travel guides with eclectic content is set to find its way into UK travellers’ suitcases after Europa Editions struck a deal with Italian independent publisher Iperborea to translate the title Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bonnier Books UK announces promotions in non-fiction team

Bonnier Books UK has announced promotions for Ciara Lloyd, Beth Eynon and Madiya Altaf in its non-fiction team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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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

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Border crossing: How translated fiction can open up the world

The new Elena Ferrante is just one of the exciting novels in translation coming next year. Lara Feigel talks to the UK editors who are rediscovering classics and finding new audiencesThere are voices that speak to us across oceans and centuries with more intimacy than the people who surround us... Continue reading at The Guardian

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John Murray to launch non-fiction imprint Basic Books UK

John Murray Press will launch a new UK imprint of the award-winning non fiction New York publisher Basic Books, headed up by John Murray Press m.d. Nick Davies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Half of women over 40 say older women in fiction are clichés, survey finds

Fifty-one percent of women over 40 feel older women in fiction books tend to fall into clichéd roles, according to a new survey.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book

Translator Damion Searls has received the US$10,000 Wolff Translator's Prize, and the Women Poet's Prize announces a collection of Rebecca Swift's work. The post Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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HarperCollins announces HarperVia fiction in translation imprint

HarperCollins has announced the launch of HarperVia, a new imprint acquiring international titles for world English publication. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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