Behind the scenes

Book fairs are an increasingly interesting phenomenon: a decade ago they looked to be out of fashion and out of time. What price a physical table or stand in a far-flung hall, when so much business could be done cheaply and more efficiently by telephone, Skype or email? Yet over the weekend much of the UK’s children’s publishing sector will decamp to Bologna for the annual romp among the colonnades, while a week later Olympia opens its doors for a second time (in this era) as the home of the London Book Fair, and in May Chicago provides the backdrop for BookExpo America. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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