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Job cuts on the way as Frankfurt Book Fair considers future plans

The Frankfurt Book Fair has warned job cuts are on the way as director Juergen Boos outlined future “modernising” plans that will see virtual events play a larger part in future fairs. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-13 02:55:29 UTC ]
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Frankfurt finale sees 200,000 access the virtual fair's professional content

Frankfurt Book Fair director Jürgen Boos has said he envisions a hybrid digital/physical model at the 2021 edition of the world's biggest trade fair. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-18 15:36:03 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives Talk: ‘Digital Format Adoption and the Pandemic’

The next Publishing Perspectives Talk at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair is on the digital-format usage by consumers during pandemic lockdowns. The post Publishing Perspectives Talk: ‘Digital Format Adoption and the Pandemic’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-15 20:46:14 UTC ]
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Publishers splash the cash at virtual FBF, as Garmus and Brown take centre stage

Deals for big-issue books were still being struck for substantial sums, despite the Frankfurt Book Fair taking place virtually as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 16:05:23 UTC ]
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Find new talent to nurture, publishers told at FBF

Publishing is too used to centring whiteness and must concentrate on actively seeking new talent, nurturing it and promoting it outside of the mainstream, attendees heard at a Frankfurt Book Fair session on improving diversity and addressing inequalities. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 00:19:36 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo to UK Publishing: Hire More Diverse People

At the Frankfurt Book Fair conference, writer Bernardine Evaristo delivered a forceful keynote on the systemic bias against people of color in the UK publishing industry The post Bernardine Evaristo to UK Publishing: Hire More Diverse People appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-14 18:02:09 UTC ]
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David Grossman calls on writers to bear witness to pandemic

Speaking at the launch for the Frankfurt book fair – this year focused online – the novelist said authors’ observations could ease the burden of the diseaseThe celebrated Israeli novelist David Grossman has called on his fellow writers to be “trenchant witnesses” to the Covid-19 pandemic, and to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-14 12:54:03 UTC ]
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Germany’s Springer Nature Opens a ‘Digital Hub’ for Frankfurt

The Springer Nature @ Frankfurt Book Fair site brings together online activities the company is organizing around the Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post Germany’s Springer Nature Opens a ‘Digital Hub’ for Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-29 17:06:17 UTC ]
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FBF confirmed to be unaffected by Germany's mass events ban

The Frankfurt Book Fair is still scheduled for October, despite a government extension of the ban on mass events in Germany to the end of that month, the prime minister for the German state of Hesse has confirmed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 22:45:01 UTC ]
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Hachette joins Frankfurt Book Fair exodus

Hachette UK will not be exhibiting at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair, the firm has announced. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 03:50:57 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair expected to go ahead despite Covid-19 crisis, says Boos

Frankfurt Book Fair is still expected to go ahead in October despite the coronavirus crisis, its president Juergen Boos has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 04:49:28 UTC ]
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The Slowness of Literature and the Shadow of Knowledge

The author Karl Ove Knausgaard writes on the slowness of literature, adapted from a speech delivered at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2019-11-06 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Attendance up at Frankfurt Book Fair

Visitor numbers were up at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair with a slight rise of 1.% on trade visitor days and a 9.2% jump in weekend visitors.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 22:04:14 UTC ]
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My Frankfurt Book Fair: Drummond Moir

A proponent of powering through a packed Frankfurt Book Fair schedule, the former Hachette staffer says building international relationships—hopefully, requited ones—is the highlight of his fair. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 12:17:58 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Nobel Winner Olga Tokarczuk Speaks of Unity

On the heels of her Nobel win, and an important election in her native Poland, Tokarczuk spoke at the 2019 Frankfurt Book Fair opening press conference. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Climate change and tech top the agenda at FBF19

The titles agents are taking to this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair have a strong environmental theme—be it scientific polemics, nature writing or warnings on the dangers of technology—as ‘up-lit’ looks set to continue raising readers’ spirits.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 07:28:56 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Kickoff Run 2019 Is Open for Registration

Again this year, early arrivals for the Frankfurt Book Fair Buchmesse can take part in the Sunday afternoon Kickoff Run along the River Main. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Kickoff Run 2019 Is Open for Registration appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-28 05:30:15 UTC ]
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INDONESIA FOCUS: Q+A Nirwan Dewanto

You started writing early in your high school days, what were you writing about most back then?I think it is exaggerating to say I started writing at high school. I was already writing, but it was mainly journaling, which was not for public consumption. There was a poem (about a tree in the... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-03-15 11:15:36 UTC ]
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INDONESIA FOCUS: Q+A Laksmi Pamuntjak

Indonesia is the country of focus at the London Book Fair this year and recently at Frankfurt - to what extent do you think Indonesian literature is finally having it's moment in the spotlight? I cannot say for certain what these one-off ‘spotlights’ on Indonesian literature would mean for... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-02-08 10:06:53 UTC ]
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