At London Book Fair: ‘Libraries on the Beach’ Courtesy of Sharjah

Those restful beach lean-tos at London Book Fair were reminders that in April, the United Arab Emirates' Sharjah becomes UNESCO's World Book Capital. The post At London Book Fair: ‘Libraries on the Beach’ Courtesy of Sharjah appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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One Book Fair to Another: At Sharjah, London Book Fair Plans Market Focus Indonesia

As the Sharjah International Book Fair opened this month in the United Arab Emirates, London Book Fair and Indonesia's cultural program team met to plan for March's Market Focus program at Olympia London. The post One Book Fair to Another: At Sharjah, London Book Fair Plans Market Focus... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library

Since the destruction of the University of Mosul's library, momentum is building for Book Aid International's efforts to coordinate and enable publishers' contributions to rebuilding. The post London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2020: Sharjah Stars As Market Focus

At the London Book Fair, the United Arab Emirates plan a wide range of events to highlight its authors and culture. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sharjah at London Book Fair: The 2020 Market Focus

The Sharjah Market Focus program at London Book Fair brings two pavilions to the trade show, as well as a stand featuring Sharjah's World Book Capital year. The post Sharjah at London Book Fair: The 2020 Market Focus appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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SHARJAH FOCUS: London Book Fair events

 Tuesday 10 March Omar Ghobash in Conversation with Philippe Sands11.45-12.15, English PEN Literary Salon (3E90), OlympiaOmar Ghobash is a former diplomat and the author of Letters to a Young Muslim (Picador 2018), an exploration of the complexities of life as a modern Muslim, written as a... Continue reading at British Council global

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British Council Announces London Book Fair’s Sharjah Cultural Program

Twelve Emirati writers appear during London Book Fair as part of the Market Focus Sharjah program, produced with the British Council. The post British Council Announces London Book Fair’s Sharjah Cultural Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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SHARJAH FOCUS: Which authors are coming to London Book Fair?

Khulood Al Mu’alla Khulood Al Mu’alla was chosen this year as an honorary member of the Costa Rica Poetry Foundation and advisor to the International Poetry Festival of Costa Rica. She was honoured along with three poets as part of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Poets of... Continue reading at British Council global

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Sharjah Is Announced London Book Fair’s Market Focus 2020

In an announcement made at Sharjah Publishing City this morning (April 25), Sharjah has been named the 2020 London Book Fair Market Focus. The post Sharjah Is Announced London Book Fair’s Market Focus 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Beach libraries and cricket as Sharjah becomes UNESCO World Book Capital

Beach libraries and celebrating reading through cricket will form part of the year-long programme in Sharjah when it becomes the 19th UNESCO World Book Capital. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Book Fair 2015: 3M Expands Cloud Library to U.K. and Beyond

Already in over 1,000 libraries in the U.S. and Canada, users abroad will soon be able to use 3M to borrow library ebooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2017: Bigger Crowds, Optimism as London Book Fair Hits Its Stride

Surging visitor numbers and a weaker pound have buoyed spirits at a busy 2017 London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2017: Judge Pierre Leval Defends Google Books Decision, Fair Use

The author of the appeals court decision that legalized Google Books last April told attendees that the case was not close. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2017: Cory Doctorow Unveils His Latest Publishing Experiment—Fair Trade E-Books

For his forthcoming book, Walkaway, out in April, the bestselling author has devised a novel approach to selling the digital edition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2014: Big Books, No Huge Book

While no single title has emerged as the hot book of this year’s London Book Fair, a number of titles were generating buzz as the trade show kicked off on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Rights Roundup: Books That Were To Be Presented at London Book Fair 2020

You might have found works in this Rights Roundup at London Book Fair—had COVID-19 not intervened: From Finland, USA, Spain, France, Sweden, and Italy. The post Rights Roundup: Books That Were To Be Presented at London Book Fair 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event

The Sheikh Zayed Book Prize announces shortlists and readies a special program at London Book Fair on the impact of prize programs on translation. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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At London Book Fair: Rob Biddulph is Illustrator of the Fair 2020

For a third year, London Book Fair includes an accomplished illustrator among its highlighted industry professionals and offers illustration-related events. The post At London Book Fair: Rob Biddulph is Illustrator of the Fair 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Therapy on the couch, plus the London book fair – books podcast

On this week’s show, Claire and Sian meet up at London book fair to discuss the trends and biggest books announced for 2019 and 2020. Then they sit down with neuropsychologist AK Benjamin and novelist Anthony Good, who have written two very different books turning the tables on therapy.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The Hottest Topic of London Book Fair 2019: Brexit and the Books

'If there's no deal, GDP will reduce by 6 to 9 percentage points,' attorney Andrew Hood told a packed Olympia Room during London Book Fair. Unnerving tremors ran through the export-reliant UK books business—daily. The post The Hottest Topic of London Book Fair 2019: Brexit and the Books appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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