National Book Awards 2020: N Kalyan Raman's translation of Poonachi by Perumal Murugan features in longlist
Other works featured in the translation category are Shokoofeh Azar’s The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree, Pilar Quintana’s The Bitch and Linda Boström Knausgård’s The Helios Disaster.
As #PublishingPaidMe trends, authors share race-based pay gap and publishers vow to improve diversity
Using #PublishingPaidMe authors and book publishing employees are speaking out against the homogeneity of their industry and how much writers of colour are paid, issues that are gaining urgency as protests against systemic racism continue around the US.
Cynthia Nixon is hosting the National Book Awards ceremony, the National Book Foundation in New York City on 15 November.