At Frankfurt Book Fair: ‘A Book Is a Film Is a Game’ Networking Day Returns

The day includes two sets of pitch sessions of books for possible film or virtual-reality development, each followed by networking sessions. The post At Frankfurt Book Fair: ‘A Book Is a Film Is a Game’ Networking Day Returns appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Download: Friday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily

In many stand-out events at the Frankfurt Book Fair, one of the biggest topics is just how much women’s leadership has begun to surface this year. The post Download: Friday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Up-lit’ gives hope to publishers at Frankfurt book fair

‘Hopeful’ novel about an elderly woman who adopts a dog leads the charge from feelgood fictionA debut novel about a lonely old woman who has fallen through the cracks of society has wowed publishers at this week’s Frankfurt book fair, with 10 presses fighting to win a book that is being compared... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Moving Agents Center Prompts Complaints

The Literary Agents & Scouts Centre is moving to a new location next year, a change publishers and agents worry may make their time in Frankfurt less productive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Download: Thursday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily

The spectrum of international publishing was on display on the first day of the fair, from the CEO Talk with John Sargent to the new audiobook conference, and women writers from the Asia Pacific region. The post Download: Thursday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: What Everyone Needs to Know About Copyright

PW Talks to UCLA law professor Neil Netanel, author of 'Copyright: What Everyone Needs to Know.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Frankfurt Book Fair... with Jonny Geller

The stalwart agent, TED sensation and high-profile publishing tweeter reveals what he always has to hand at the Buchmesse, and why he gave up on bunk-beds after his first visit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Frankfurt Book Fair with...Lucy Luck

Everyone remembers their first time, says the C+W agent: from acclimatising to the unique rhythms of a book fair and its social side, to finding solace in a burger and a beer—without a single book in sight... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: The Audio Boom is Real, Global, and Just Getting Started

At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s inaugural Audiobook Conference on Wednesday, experts told attendees that the audio book is indeed a global trend with more growth to come. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Download: Wednesday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily

Now in its 70th year, the Frankfurt Book Fair began this year with powerful statements from opening press conference speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, as well as deep market insights from experts at The Markets conference. The post Download: Wednesday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Why Doris Kearns Goodwin Hasn't Given Up on American Leadership

Ahead of this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, PW spoke with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author about her new book on leadership, and why the world should look beyond the current occupant of the Oval Office. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Macmillan's Sargent Not Afraid of the Future

John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan, gave this year’s Frankfurt CEO Talk, discussing everything from the future of print books to his battle with the White House over the publication of 'Fire and Fury.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Friends Gather to Remember Peter Mayer

Some 200 friends of former Penguin CEO and Overlook Press co-founder Peter Mayer gathered in a ballroom at the Grandhotel Hessischer Hof in Frankfurt on Tuesday to remember the late publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Cengage CEO Michael Hansen on the Company's Digital Switch

This fall, Cengage introduced Cengage Unlimited, a new digital subscription service. Does this mean the textbook's days are numbered? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Incremental Growth Across Europe

At the Markets, the opening conference of the Frankfurt Book Fair, speakers from HarperCollins U.K. and Nielsen Book Research International confirmed small gains across European publishing so far this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Chimamanda Adichie Says It's Time for 'New Storytellers'

At the 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair's opening press conference, the acclaimed Nigerian author called for more "boldness" in storytelling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Frankfurt Book Fair and France’s Literary Season Address Accessibility Issues

Frankfurt Book Fair and Technische Universität Darmstadt have teamed up on accessibility studies, and France's 'Literary Season for All' is bigger than ever, in its sixth year. The post The Frankfurt Book Fair and France’s Literary Season Address Accessibility Issues appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Concerns raised over Frankfurt Book Fair rights centre relocation

A plan announced by the Frankfurt Book Fair to relocate its rights and licenses business in 2019 while the Messe undergoes a lengthy structural revamp is understood to be causing deep concern among agents and publishers, with one protesting that the plan "just isn't feasible". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Titles U.S. Agencies Will Be Selling at the 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair

Among the big titles American agents will be talking up at Frankfurt are a memoir by 'New York Times' photographer Bill Cunningham, a first novel by Jhumpa Lahiri, a middle-grade adaptation of Trevor Noah's 'Born a Crime,' and a new novel by Julie Orringer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Preview

Spanning the globe, the Frankfurt Book Fair shows that publishing is still a growth business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Sargent to speak at Frankfurt Book Fair

Macmillan c.e.o. John Sargent will be taking part in this year’s ‘CEO Talk’ at Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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