Two Books on the Ottoman/Turkish Heritage in Bulgaria

The territory of what is today the Republic of Bulgaria was for more than five centuries part of the Ottoman Empire and I think it is fair to say that the fight for liberation from what Bulgarians call either the “Ottoman Yoke“ or “Ottoman Slavery” is until today a defining moment for the identity of … Continue reading Two Books on the Ottoman/Turkish Heritage in Bulgaria

The Good Fortune to Publish Translations — Stone Bridge Publisher Peter Goodman

May GLLI Blog Series:  Japan in Translation, No. 16 I can’t tell you the number of times we’ve been pitched a literary translation with the line: “The author is a best-seller in Japan.” If you know anything about Americans, you know that that argument is a non-starter. We Americans don’t really care about accomplishments beyond … Continue reading The Good Fortune to Publish Translations — Stone Bridge Publisher Peter Goodman

International Publisher Spotlight: Rubinstein (The Netherlands)

From the Rubinstein website: For over 30 years Rubinstein has been working with love and attention, expertise and craftsmanship on beautiful, often book related products. Rubinstein was founded in 1985 by Maurits Rubinstein as a publisher of audiobooks. A large number of audiobooks and music productions are still recorded and mastered in our own studio … Continue reading International Publisher Spotlight: Rubinstein (The Netherlands)

International Publisher Spotlight: Lannoo Publishers (Belgium)

In recent years, Lannoo Publishers has established a global presence with its internationally recognized list. Topics can be grouped into four categories: 1. Lifestyle & Art list Our exciting Lifestyle & Art list features Belgium's best-selling author Pascale Naessens, whose books have sold almost 2 million copies so far, inspiring craft, mouth-watering gastronomy and internationally … Continue reading International Publisher Spotlight: Lannoo Publishers (Belgium)

International Publisher Spotlight: Forlagid Publishing (Iceland)

We are Forlagið, Iceland‘s leading publishing house, with a history dating back to 1937. We are trusted with our our nation’s most precious literature, including the works of Iceland‘s only Nobel Laureate Halldór Laxness. Among our authors are some of the most successful and critically acclaimed authors in Iceland. Forlagið publishes around 150 titles per year … Continue reading International Publisher Spotlight: Forlagid Publishing (Iceland)

International Publisher Spotlight: dtv Verlagsgesellschaft

dtv is one of the largest independent publishers in the German language and our titles are regularly guests on the top of the bestselling lists. dtv was originally founded in 1960 with the sole purpose of publishing paperback licences. Nowdays, 70% of the books stem from dtv’s own authors. 400 titles are published each year, … Continue reading International Publisher Spotlight: dtv Verlagsgesellschaft