A Curator Connecting Frankfurt to the World

Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos spends much of the year traveling to ensure that the best of global publishing is represented at the Fair in October. The post A Curator Connecting Frankfurt to the World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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A Curator Connecting Frankfurt to the World

Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos spends much of the year traveling to ensure that the best of global publishing is represented at the Fair in October. The post A Curator Connecting Frankfurt to the World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Epidemic of Loneliness In A Constantly Connected World

Athena Dixon’s The Loneliness Files: A Memoir in Essays opens on New Year’s Eve of 2021, with Dixon alone in her apartment in Philadelphia, thinking about death during a year fraught with pandemic fear. The first pieces explore her fascination with women who died on their own and, because they... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2023: Around the World in 80 Decibels

Carlo Carrenho, Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2023 audio ambassador, explains audiobooks' growing presence around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This book club connects incarcerated fathers to the outside world.

When Ashley C. Ford showed up to the book club in March, she found an audience who had all read her 2021 bestseller, Somebody’s Daughter, and were primed for a lively discussion. “I gotta tell you, I’ve been to a lot of bookstores where they didn’t do that,” Ford laughs. The event took place... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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At Frankfurt, Sharjah’s Rights Connection Awards Name First Shortlist

The new Connection Awards honor rights professionals in two categories: at a publishing house and at a translation rights agency. The post At Frankfurt, Sharjah’s Rights Connection Awards Name First Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The IPA’s Al Qasimi at Frankfurt: A Voice in the World’s Development Dialogue

The International Publishers Association's officers were engaged at Frankfurt Book Fair, Bodour Al Qasimi leading activities and messaging. The post The IPA’s Al Qasimi at Frankfurt: A Voice in the World’s Development Dialogue appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt to ‘Re:Connect’ in October: Exhibitor Registration Opens Today

Frankfurter Buchmesse opens registration for its 2021 trade show: five buildings, 'Frankfurt Workstations,' and Guest of Honor Canada. The post Frankfurt to ‘Re:Connect’ in October: Exhibitor Registration Opens Today appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Samanta Schweblin’s ‘Little Eyes’ envisions a world connected — and sometimes torn apart — by tiny, adorable gadgets

Cuddly devices known as kentuki are the latest trend, but the fallout from their popularity is hard to predict. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Clare Pooley | 'It is a book about the importance of community in a world where we are more connected than ever but more lonely than ever'

The sought-after first novel by former blogger Clare Pooley exposes the need for connection in the age of social media Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Megan Angelo’s ‘Followers’ looks at the hazards of our hyper-connected world

The debut novel examines the lives of people who are more interested in how they appear online than who they are in real life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Libraries Connected launches programme for BBC Novels That Shaped Our World festival

Libraries Connected has launched a programme of activities and partnerships as part of the BBC’s The Novels That Shaped Our World festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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At Frankfurt, A Sense of Stability in an Unstable World

With business steady, a feeling of confidence was evident at this year’s fair, which found book industry bigwigs and European politicians united in common cause. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: In Opening Keynote, Andrew Wylie Defends the World

Wylie offered a strong defense of diversity in literature, and of the importance of international voices in a world that appears to be “broadly reassembling" along nationalist lines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ahead of Frankfurt: Michael Healy on World Copyright Issues Publishers Need to Watch

'Copyright has come to be seen by many outside our industry as an inhibitor to creativity,' writes Michael Healy ahead of a session at Frankfurt Book Fair. The post Ahead of Frankfurt: Michael Healy on World Copyright Issues Publishers Need to Watch appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ahead of Frankfurt: Michael Healy on Deepening World Copyright Hotspots for Publishers

‘Copyright has come to be seen by many outside our industry as an inhibitor to creativity,’ writes Michael Healy ahead of a special session at Frankfurt Book Fair on proliferating international challenges. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson With Michael Healy, Exec. Director,... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In a Connected World, Outside Wants to Help Us Unplug

Editor-in-chief Chris Keyes on Outside's 40th anniversary, its new book deal, and running a magazine-turned-multimedia brand in 2017. The post In a Connected World, Outside Wants to Help Us Unplug appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Nathan Hull at Frankfurt’s ‘The Markets’: All in the Curation

Can the robust tradition of recommendation seen in book clubs be scaled up through digital? Nathan Hull and a Dutch company intend to find out by offering a ‘Choice.’ In our series with specialists who’ll tackle issues in the seven pivotal publishing markets of Frankfurt Book Fair’s and... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Curtis and Gaiman curate 'world's first post-it note' book

Penguin Random House's Michael Joseph division is today (Thursday) releasing the “world’s first post-it note book", co-curated by author Neil Gaiman and film director Richard Curtis. Stick This Book is in support of the Global Goals campaign and will explain the UN’s Global Goals for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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World Cookbook Fair Coming to Frankfurt 2015

In 2015, the Frankfurt Book Fair will be staging The World Cookbook Fair, which promises to, according to the Frankfurt Book Fair, "bring the very best publishers and authors of the culinary sector." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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