The English patient: bestseller Jin Yong’s long wait for English-language publication

It has been a long road to publication in the English language for Jin Yong, one of China’s most renowned writers, whose footprint on the nation’s cultural landscape is vast. But it may prove to have been worth the wait... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2018’s Bestselling English-Language Books in Canada

BookNet Canada releases the country's bestselling English-language book sales of 2018—for both Canadian authors and overall bestselling titles. The post 2018’s Bestselling English-Language Books in Canada appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Raven Books lands Samira Sedira's English language debut

Raven Books is to publish People Like Them, the "brutal" English language debut of French Algerian novelist, actor and playwright Samira Sedira.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-15 06:48:48 UTC ]
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43 of the Most Iconic Short Stories in the English Language

Last year, I put together this list of the most iconic poems in the English language; it’s high time to do the same for short stories. But before we go any further, you may be asking: What does “iconic” mean in this context? Can a short story really be iconic in the way of a […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-13 08:50:36 UTC ]
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Picador bags Hye-jin’s Korean bestseller

Picador has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for Kim Hye-jin’s Korean bestseller Concerning My Daughter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 12:50:05 UTC ]
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Long Live the Bestseller Kings

Scholastic and Penguin Random House retained their #1 spots in our rankings of children’s frontlist fiction and picture book bestsellers by corporation, respectively, though each company’s share of positions on its list diminished slightly from 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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English language bookshop Coven reaches crowdfunder goal

Coven, an English language bookshop and café in Paris, has fulfilled its crowdfunding goal of around £21,000 to open a store dedicated to "intersectional feminism, engaged literature and ethical hospitality". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 16:28:22 UTC ]
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English language bookshop crowdfunder has week to raise £7,000

A crowdfunding campaign to create a “feminist safe haven” bookshop in Paris has only a week left to raise the remaining £7,000 needed to secure premises, after securing two-thirds of its financial target. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-02 16:26:28 UTC ]
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Long-Running California Newspaper Ends Print Publication After 161 Years

The Martinez News-Gazette, which began in 1853 and once counted Mark Twain as one of its writers, bade farewell to readers on Sunday: "GOODBYE." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-12-30 07:57:06 UTC ]
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'Feminist safe haven' English language bookshop to launch in Paris

A Kickstarter is under way to create a 'feminist safe haven' bookshop in Paris called COVEN to offer English language books, a café and range of events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-20 11:14:17 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante’s first novel in 5 years has an English-language pub date.

According to the Bookseller, Elena Ferrante’s first novel in five years will be published in English in June 2020 by Europa Editions. The Lying Life of Adults (great title? or greatest title?) is out in Italian this coming November 7, and the English version will, of course, appear in a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-28 12:11:35 UTC ]
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All the fun of the fair: insight from English-language exhibitors

Beijing International Book Fair returnees give us an indispensable glimpse into the Chinese market and extol the benefits of attending the fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 13:59:20 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Good Times for English-Language Publishing

"There was a time when there were few English-language publishers here in Québec," says Linda Leith, president of the Association of English-language Publishers of Québec. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Four questions for...Liz Calder on The English Patient

On 8th July, Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient was named the Golden Booker winner; the best novel to have won the prize in its 50-year history. Liz Calder, co-founder of Bloomsbury publishing, tells Natasha Onwuemezi how the business came to sign the book, and the reason for its enduring... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The English Patient crowned Golden Man Booker winner

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje (Bloomsbury) has triumphed over competition from the likes of Hilary Mantel and George Saunders to be crowned the best Man Booker Prize winner of the last 50 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Ondaatje’s ‘The English Patient’ Named ‘Golden Man Booker’ Prize Winner

Capping months of shortlisting and a public vote, the Man Booker Prize for Fiction's 50th anniversary 'Golden Man Booker' best-of-the-best novel has been named. Michael Ondaatje's 'The English Patient' is from the "middle" decade of the prize's five, the 1990s. The post Michael Ondaatje’s ‘The... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ondaatje’s 'The English Patient' Wins Golden Man Booker Prize

Michael Ondaatje’s 'The English Patient' has been named the winner of the Golden Man Booker Prize, given to the best work of fiction previously awarded the Man Booker Prize over the last 50 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The English Patient' was voted the best book to win Booker Prize in 50 years

Michael Ondaatje's novel "The English Patient" won the Golden Man Booker Prize, a special award established to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the prestigious British literary prize, on Sunday night. "The English Patient" beat out four other books to claim the award, which was voted on by the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 6 Most Versatile Words in the English Language

Jez Burrows, author of 'Dictionary Stories,' delves into the most mutable words in English. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MacLehose to publish Jin Yong's Legends of the Condor Heroes

MacLehose Press is publishing The Legends of the Condor Heroes by Chinese author Jin Yong (the pen name of Louis Cha), in an English translation from Anna Holmwood.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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