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The Storyteller by Pierre Jarawan, publishing on April 2, is our much-anticipated lead title for the Spring 2019 season.The Storyteller is to Lebanon what Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner is to Afghanistan.Samir leaves the safety and comfort of his family’s adopted home in Germany for volatile Beirut in an...

In the Netherlands and Belgium, Boekenweek (Book Week) is an annual celebration of literature, happening every Spring since 1932. Events are held across each country during Boekenweek, and include book signings, readings, and panel discussions. Boekenweek is always kicked off with the “book ball,” an...

World Editions starts the new year with a brand new website. Since we have recently started publishing in the US, on top of our publishing activities in the UK, we felt our variety of programs and activities in both territories should be reflected in a two-sided website with separate...

Maryse Condé  has received well-deserved recognition with this year’s alternative to the Nobel Prize for Literature, the New Academy Prize, an accolade that has been officially awarded to her at the ceremony on December 9 in Stockholm. We will be publishing two of her novels in...

World Editions made its first steps in the US market only a couple of months ago, but we’re already attracting attention from renowned newspapers and magazines like the New York Times and Kirkus.The New York Times published extensive pieces on Sisonke Msimang’s Always Another Country, Esther...