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Praised by Coetzee as ‘A tragic and unforgettable history’ Oblivion is a heartbreaking tribute to the author’s father, Héctor Abad Gómez. His father was a medical doctor, university professor, and human-rights leader who set up public-health programmes for the poor in Medellín, Colombia’s second-largest city.But...

World Editions is offering an exciting internship opportunity at our Amsterdam office starting late 2019. Working with our team here in Amsterdam, interns will be part of the day-to-day running of a busy international publishing house. As we are a small company, the intern will...

German-Lebanese author Pierre Jarawan will be appearing at the worlds’ largest book festival, The Edinburgh Book Festival, on Saturday 24 August. He’ll be in ‘in conversation’ with Anissa M Bouziane, author of Dune SongDon’t miss the chance to hear Pierre talk about his debut novel,...

to launch the English translation of Woman of the Ashes, with events in Oxford, the British Library and Hay Festival. He did a joint interview for BBC Radio 4’s Open Book with Wayetu Moore, author of She Would Be King – you can download the...

Tatiana de Rosnay, author of The Rain Watcher, and Alicia Drake, author of I Love You Too Much, kept the audience at the Institut Francais Beyond Words festival rapt as they discussed Paris, dysfunctional families, the pleasures of writing in French and in English, and...

World Editions author Mia Couto, author of Woman of the Ashes (‘enchanting’ – The Guardian) will be in the UK in May 2019, speaking at two major events.He’ll be in conversation with Maya Jaggi at the British Library on 22 May, and interviewed by Daniel...