Sunday, 10 May 2015

The Sunday Post

Click here for a post from the OUP blog on learning from Buddhist moral psychology.

Click here for a review of Sitti Nurbaya, by Marah Rusli, translated from Bahasa Indonesian by George A. Fowler, the latest addition to the Modern Library of Indonesia, published by the Lontar Foundation.

Click here for a piece from Publishing Perspectives on book markets for literary translations. 

The shortlist for the 2015 Ondaatje Prize for a book evoking the spirit of place has been announced:

  • Rana Dasgupta Capital (Canongate)
  • Helen Dunmore The Lie (Hutchinson)
  • Tobias Hill What Was Promised (Bloomsbury Circus)
  • Justin Marozzi Baghdad: City of Peace, City of Blood (Allen Lane)
  • Sigrid Rausing Everything is Wonderful (Grove Press)
  • Elif Shafak The Architect’s Apprentice (Viking)