Olga Tokarczuk Wins the Jan Michalski

Another step in the fast-developing international visibility of the Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, Switzerland’s 50,000-franc Jan Michalski Prize has gone to her ‘The Books of Jacob,’ now being translated by Jennifer Croft. Read More

Are you 'noticing' publishing's gender bias?

Calling the question  Conference organisers, prize judges, pretty much anyone who has a role in deciding who gets to be heard: don’t they notice the roll call of mainly white men? My colleague at The Bookseller Cathy Rentzenbrink is not only our acting books editor but also is project director for Quick Reads and a… Read More